2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Oct 25, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 401 - Morals and Politics of the Lord of the Rings

(3.00 cr.)

A thorough examination of the moral and political philosophy of Tolkien's masterpiece. Students are required to read the trilogy and are expected to be familiar with the film. Primarily, students read philosophical texts covering the themes of friendship, virtue, privilege, liberty, sovereignty, war, justice, rebellion, family, moral failure, commerce and industry, sacrifice, and love.

Prerequisite: PL 201  and one additional PL 200-level course.
Interdisciplinary Studies: IC

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