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Winter Term 2018 Science Fiction and Philosophy - 1425 - PHIL 315

Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy or junior standing, or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : What can alternative science fiction worlds and speculative futures reveal about the nature of reality and our own condition? In answering this question we will engage philosophical puzzles inspired by science fiction in various forms: short stories, novels, television series and movies. Topics may include time travel, robot intelligence and consciousness, scientific knowledge, morality, political power, free will and personal identity. Lecture/discussion.

Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course


Term

Winter Term 2018

Instructors

Chloe Armstrong

Course

PHIL 315

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

SCIENCE FICTION & PHILOSOPHY

Final Exam

Monday, Mar 12, 2018 03:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

CRN

1425

Status

Active

Class Time

03:10-04:20 MWF MAIN 211

Start-End Date

Jan 03, 2018-Mar 12, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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