Course Summary

Course Description

The B.A. program centers on the principles of knowledge, responsibility and society. It provides students with opportunities to investigate the connections between intellectual pursuits and moral and public virtue. Questions to be investigated in courses include:
What are the marks of an intellectually virtuous person?
What are the qualities of wisdom and good judgment conducive to a successful life?
Which character traits are conducive to finding truth?
How are we responsible for the process and products of our investigations?
What are the connections between knowledge and power?
What is the relationship between intellectual responsibility, emotional responsiveness and social responsibility?
How do academic pursuits prepare us for public citizenry?
What is the relationship between theory and practice?

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