Middlebury

PHIL 0160

Theories of the Good

Theories of the Good
What makes for a good person? What makes for a good society? What makes for a good piece of art? What makes for a good life? This introductory course will explore theories of the good within ethics, political philosophy, and aesthetics. Drawing on both historical and contemporary works, we will consider a diverse range of perspectives on what makes someone or something good. 2 hrs. lect/1 hr. disc.
Subject:
Philosophy
Department:
Philosophy
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
PHL

Sections

Fall 2021

PHIL0160A-F21 Lecture (Besser)
PHIL0160X-F21 Discussion (Besser)
PHIL0160Y-F21 Discussion (Besser)
PHIL0160Z-F21 Discussion (Besser)