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Another Fall course to consider

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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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Spinoza, Nietzsche, and Emerson
Philosophy 4900-001, Fall 2014
Charlie Huenemann
Mondays, 5:15-7:45 p.m., Main 201









A Seminar on Three Profound Naturalists

Each of these three radical thinkers found a different way for the individual to navigate a life through a chaotic and sometimes tragic natural world – without appeal to any organized religion. We will read important works by these philosophers and discuss them critically and carefully, in a seminar style in which everyone must contribute. Some previous exposure to philosophy would be very helpful, but mainly what’s required is the willingness and ability to approach some difficult texts analytically and discuss them critically.

For more information, contact Charlie Huenemann,


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