PHIL 243
The Philosophy of Higher Education: College Controversies Spring 2019 Division II;

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What are the purposes of higher education? What are the purposes of liberal arts colleges in America? What should be the goals of Williams College? We will begin examining these questions by studying the history of controversies in American higher education, concentrating especially on debates about the curriculum. We will then turn to contemporary controversies such as campus free speech. This course is part of the John Hyde Teaching Fellowship.
The Class: Type: seminar
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3125
Requirements/Evaluation: several short papers (20 pages total), longer final paper (12-15 pages)
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: seniors, juniors, and sophomores in that order
Distributions: Division II;

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