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ADPL 1275 Philosophy in Literature (Spring: 4 )


Course Description

Exploration of such philosophical themes as self-identity, happiness, death, morality, love, truth, fate, God, friendship, violence, hope, and community in two great epics of very diverse form yet surprisingly similar content: Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (recently voted the greatest book of the twentieth century by two worldwide polls) and Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov (recently selected the greatest novel written by a Time magazine poll of living writers).


Schedule: TR

Instructor(s): Peter J. Kreeft

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13