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PHIL 375 Philosophy and Literature

Philosophical issues in works of literature or arising from theories of literary interpretation. Topics include issues relating to relativism, the nature of morality, free will, personal identity, the nature of the emotions.

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Credits: 3

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PHIL 375 001Lecture1 Tue Thu12:3014:00

A course on philosophical problems arising from our literary practices. Topics include the difference between fiction and literature, the problems of truth in fiction and imaginative resistance, theories of interpretation, paradoxes of fiction, and issues of genre, morality, and ontology.

PHIL 375 901Lecture2 Tue Thu18:0019:30