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Intellectual Heritage I: The Good Life

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
Intellectual Heritage
Semester(s) Offered: 
Fall 2023
Spring 2024
Spring 2023
Credit Hours: 

Students will read important works of world literature, philosophy, and religion, from ancient epics to graphic novels, with a focus on individual well-being. We will ask questions like: What do we value, and why? What makes for happiness? What's right and wrong? How is what's good for me defined by my relation to others? What is the purpose of life?

Special Notes: 

Intellectual Heritage 0851 fulfills the GenEd Intellectual Heritage I (GY) requirement for Temple students. This course is also open to non-Temple students.

This course was formerly titled "Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I; students who received credit for this title will not receive additional credits.

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