Introduction

课程介绍

The Western Tradition of Philosophy and Thought is a Deeper Learning Course focusing on self-awareness and the systematic understanding of the main ideas of the Western Tradition. The core concepts of rationalism, progress, freedom, and the individual will be explored. Major themes covered will include the Judeo-Christian heritage, the Greek Philosophers, Roman law and governance, the European Renaissance and Enlightenment, Economic Industrialism and Modernity, American Innovation and Empire, and Globalization and the Post-Modern World. Classes will be structured around readings of primary texts, written responses, and student projects tied to historical scenarios and real-world problems, This course will help students improve their competencies of self-awareness, communication, creative thinking, and cross-cultural identity. 

Information

课程信息

Types
Western Philosophy
Curriculum Length
10 weeks / 3 blocks per week
Language
English

Teaching Aims

教学目标

Core Competency & Skill

Cultural identity

Self awareness

Creative thinking

Communication

Key Concepts & Knowledge

Self-awareness

The Western Tradition