Enlightenment Debates

Schools of Public Engagement: Humanities

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Enlightenment Debates

Spring 2019

Taught By: Fiore Sireci

Section: A

CRN: 6941

Credits: 3

This course explores Enlightenment debates about about education, the balance between reason and emotion, and the role of the media itself. We will read traditional works of philosophy and politics in their historical context, and will examine their relevance today. Texts include: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft, On Education, by John Locke, Essay on Man, by Alexander Pope, The Female Spectator by Eliza Haywood, Wealth of Nations and Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith, On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke, and early works by Rene Descartes and Francis Bacon.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Humanities (NHUM)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 17

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:15pm 5/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: TBD

Times: TBD

Building: Online Course

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/13/2019