Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Death is inevitable. This course examines the philosophical significance of this by considering a variety of issues surrounding the meaning, reality, and moral and political implications of death and dying. Some of the following questions may be studied: Would it be good to be immortal? Does anything survive the bodily death of a person? What does it mean to be dead? Is death an evil? How should an understanding of my own mortality influence the way I live my life?
Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units in philosophy or completion of 18 credit units at the university level or permission of the instructor.
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