2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jul 23, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 317 - The Experience of Evil

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: PL 201  and one additional PL 200-level course. What is the nature of evil? What are its causes? In what forms or guises has it appeared in human history? How is our understanding of evil influenced and informed by concepts like fate, guilt, freedom, responsibility, providence, God, and human nature itself? This course explores such questions by drawing upon a variety of philosophical, religious, and literary sources in an attempt to better understand the all too common experience of evil. Fulfills ethics core requirement.



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