Course Detail


Being Human


This course explores the questions: What does it mean to be a human being? What does it mean to be a good one? Typical sources for study and discussion include the Book of Genesis, Darwin's The Descent of Man, Reinhold Niebuhr's The Nature and Destiny of Man, novels and films.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Religion distribution requirement.


Not open to juniors or seniors until Drop/Add.