Through an introduction to the Humanities, students will understand ideas from foundational texts and develop original arguments and analysis using those ideas. Furthermore, students will be able to articulate basic principles related to three branches of the Humanities: Philosophy, Art and Literature, and Culture
Texts in this class includes: Plato Allegory of the Cave (375 BCE), Aquinas (1225-1274) on Natural Law, Andrew Klavan “The Truth and Beauty”, Gertrude Himmelfarb’s “Liberty and Virtue”, Thomas Gainsborough’s “Mr. and Mrs. Andrews”, Thomas Cole’s “Oxbow”, etc.
In this class, students will have the chance to discuss and analysis some famous work in Humanities subjects, included in the Texts above.
10 group classes, 1.5 hours each, 15 hours in total