The Dennes Room

Philosophy 107

Spring 2015

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
107 Moral Psychology Shun MWF 2-3 220 Wheeler

Using Robert C. Solomon’s “Spirituality for the Skeptic” (Oxford University Press, 2002) as a starting point, the course will examine a range of psychological phenomena related to the ethical and spiritual life of humans. Topics to be discussed include: self-respect, honor and dignity, anger and resentment, forgiveness, reverence, death, grief, fate and destiny, solitude, invulnerability, tranquility, spirituality. Readings will include articles on both contemporary philosophical approaches as well as non-western (primarily Confucian and Daoist) perspectives on these topics.

Previously taught: SU09D, FL07, SP05.