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\2019s The Descent of Man, Reinhold Niebuhr\2019s The Nature and Destiny of Man, novels and films.

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.