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2024 Fall > UGRD > PHIL > PHIL 207G

The Meaning of Life

Course #: PHIL 207G

Description:
Reading in this course centers around this question: Does life have meaning? If so, what is it? The course considers whether the question is coherent and whether religion, morality or the search for knowledge are possible answers to it. It also considers arguments that life is meaningless. Finally, discussions focus on what the rational attitude toward death should be. This course may count toward the major in philosophy. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing.
Pre Requisites:
Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2400 MWF
1:00 - 1:50 pm
Schmiedl-Neuburg,Hilmar Wheatley W01-0034
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
02 2168 TuTh
8:00 - 9:15 am
Locke,Theodore McCormack M01-0608
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
03 2167 TuTh
4:00 - 5:15 pm
Locke,Theodore McCormack M01-0614
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
04 2401 Tu
4:00 - 6:45 pm
Perez-Carrasco,Andres Wheatley W02-0125
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
05 3538 TuTh
2:00 - 3:15 pm
Perez-Carrasco,Andres Wheatley W02-0126
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
06 4195 Th
5:30 - 8:15 pm
Gunning,Meredith E Wheatley W01-0044
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 15
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: Reserved for CLA Transfer Students ONLY. All questions should to go to ana.frega@umb.edu
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track
07 9586 Sa
11:45 - 2:45 pm
Gunning,Meredith E University Hall Y04-4160
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track