This course introduces students to philosophy through a combination of reading, in-class lectures, discussions, and reading response assignments. This course will be organized around the perennial philosophical question of what constitutes the good life for human beings and the possible role of art in such a life.
Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email. At the end of the course, the student will receive a final report card, which thoroughly speaks to their overall participation in the course, including major assignments.
5 classes in total, 120 minutes/class