Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
PHL 237 The Tragic Dilemma
4 hours; 4 credits
Analysis of the consequences of human finitude (mortality, fallibility, ignorance) in an attempt to illustrate the meaning of tragedy as a lived experience. Discussion of the ways in which humans attempt to avoid the recognition of tragedy or attempt to make it bearable. Orientation will be accomplished through a study of the literature of tragedy. (social science) NOTE: This course satisifies the College Option.
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