This course explores philosophical themes in literature and film as well as philosophical questions about the study of these narrative arts. Topics vary, and have included freedom and determinism, ethics, authorial intentions, materialism, genre, medium specificity, and realism.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies either the Literature requirement (register for ENG 385) or one half of the Religion and Philosophy distribution requirement (register for PHI 385).
This course is not offered at regular intervals: check with one of the professors for more information. (Not offered 2015-16.)