CP290 East Meets West: Western Philosophy and Globalization

General Education    credits: 3


This course addresses philosophical themes that arise as the result of the human search for meaning in the present context of globalization. While it will include an historical survey of significant Western response to these perennial human questions, it will also include voices from outside the Western tradition. Emphasis will be placed on those concepts, issues and philosophers which have played the greatest role in Western civilization, and which may offer significant answers to today’s global questions. Emphasis will be placed upon correlations with other courses in the Cultural Perspectives curriculum. Prerequisites: CP100, CP150, and CP195 (at least concurrently).