HUM 2305: What is the Good Life?
Lecture: M W Period 9 (FLI 0050)
Dr. Andrew Nichols, Professor of Classics
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 392-2075, 125 Dauer Hall
Office Hours: M per. 7-8; W per. 7
Kerri Blumenthal email@example.com Office Hours: TBA
Dan Jakubowski firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: TR 2:00-4:00
Emily McCann email@example.com Office Hours: W per. 8; TR p. 6
Section Time Location Teaching Assistant
095B R 3 LEI 0142 Kerri Blumenthal
1D06 R 5 NSC 0225 Kerri Blumenthal
1D07 R 6 RNK 0215 Kerri Blumenthal
095D R 3 LEI 0104 Dan Jakubowski
1D05 R 4 Tur B310 Dan Jakubowski
1D11 F 2 LIT 0207 Dan Jakubowski
1D08 R 7 BLK 0415 Emily McCann
1D09 R 8 LEI 0142 Emily McCann
1D10 R 9 TUR 2349 Emily McCann
This course examines the enduring question “What is the Good Life?” from a broad range of humanistic perspectives. Topics include the cost of the good life, how people have chosen to live as members of local and global communities, and conceptions and expressions of beauty, power, love, and health.
Course Web Site
* General Good Life course site at http://undergrad.aa.ufl.edu/hum-course.aspx
* Course materials are available on Sakai at http://lss.at.ufl.edu/
Through a close examination of relevant works of art, architecture, history, literature, music, religion, and philosophy, students will consider the basic question, “What is the Good Life?” The question is especially relevant for a detailed examination as you become more involved in making the decisions that will shape your future and the future of others. In order to make reasonable,...