Nov 26, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

1st Yr. Seminar: PHIL 123X - Intro to Philosophy: Pursuit of Happiness

3 cr.

This course introduces the student to philosophy through the study of “happiness” and the ways in which the “pursuit of happiness” defines human beings.  The course includes discussion of the relation between pleasure and happiness, friendship and happiness, education and self-development.  Uses classical philosophical texts from both Asia and the West to explore the ways in which we might maximize our happiness.

Students who have taken PHIL 123X are not eligible to take PHIL 120.