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Mérida, Mexico

Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
Intellectual Heritage
Credit Hours: 

Students will read important works of social, political, and scientific thought, with a focus on well-being for societies. We will ask questions like: Where does society come from? How do we balance individual liberty and the public good? What behaviors and practices perpetuate injustice? Can we create a better society? How do power and privilege define our capacity to make change? How do we find truth? Can facts be detached from cultural contexts? 

Special Notes: 

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

Course Attributes: GZ, SI

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.