SPRING 2019 – CHALON CAMPUS, TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 2:20-3:50
This is an introduction to philosophical ideas and methods that explores the ways in which we can learn about–and do-Philosophy through popular culture. We will draw from a variety of sources-such as movies, TV, social media journalism, art, literature, music, and advertising. You will get a good overview of the discipline while seeing the ways philosophical themes, concepts, and ideas are expressed in popular culture. GS-VBI, VI. Note: Effective Fall 2014 students can get GS credit for only one, PHI 15 or PHI 16–not both.
- Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, Hume to House William Irwin, and David Kyle Johnson, Eds., Wiley-Blackwell, (August 2010), ISBN: 978-1-444-33453-1
- Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction 8th Edition, John Storey, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, (February 2, 2018) ISBN: 9780415786638
- Primary Sources of Philosophy – FREE ONLINE LINKS provided