Dec 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 471 - Freedom, Determinism, and Responsibility

(3.00)
A survey of different conceptions of human freedom, moral responsibility, and how they relate to deterministic and indeterministic pictures of the natural world. Topics to be considered may include: the compatibility of freedom and moral responsibility with determinism, the relation between choice and personal identity, the conceivability of life without freedom or responsibility, and competing conceptions of punishment. Readings will be drawn from historical and contemporary sources. Recommended Preparation: One 300 level course in philosophy with a grade of C or better, especially PHIL 380 , PHIL 350 , PHIL 371 , PHIL 373  

Course ID: 56074
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture



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