Apr 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 238 - (P) Wealth and the Human Good

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: PHIL 120  and PHIL 210 )

What is wealth? Is wealth the key to happiness? Is it possible for individual human beings and human society to flourish without wealth? What does it mean to say that the measure of success in contemporary consumer society is wealth? These and other questions related to life in modern capitalist commercial society will be addressed in the course.