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Oct 26, 2021
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PHI 340 - The Philosophy of War
The Philosophy of War
Prerequisite: None

The student will deal with the philosophies of the rules of just wars, what is real, military and sacred history, psychology and art, in addition to the foundation of cultures and the myths that sustain them. All this to attempt to imagine war since it is impenetrable to reason. The student will deal with the thought of the psychologist Jame Hillman, the masters of war Machiavelli and Clausewitz, and Rene Girard on the scapegoat and the linkage between war and religion.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

PoliSci, Philosophy, & Geog Department

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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