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PL 104 Overview

This course will introduce students to the moral recognitions and choices involved in freely creating an authentic personal identity. The ethical implications of this basic human responsibility and the unconscious factors that can impede its successful outcome will be examined. We will begin by clearly establishing the philosophical vocabulary needed for our task. This vocabulary will enable us to grasp the essential steps involved in identity formation and our moral responsibility for guiding this process to its rationally desired outcome (and the genuine happiness that will follow).

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PL

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Philosophy of Personal Identity - 2020 Fall PL104

Stritch.DescriptionLabel: This course will introduce students to the moral recognitions and choices involved in freely creating an authentic personal identity. The ethical implications of this basic human responsibility and the unconscious factors that can impede its successful outcome will be examined. We will begin by clearly establishing the philosophical vocabulary needed for our task. This vocabulary will enable us to grasp the essential steps involved in identity formation and our moral responsibility for guiding this process to its rationally desired outcome (and the genuine happiness that will follow).

Course Code:
PL 104 A

8/24/2020 - 12/13/2020

M, W 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus