Course Info

FILM 236: Film Philosophy for Majors (Formerly DC 226)

Using film as a lens through which philosophical ideas are examined, students will analyze narrative or documentary films (classic or contemporary) on enduring philosophical questions such as: what is truth; what is right; or what is the meaning of life. Particular attention will be paid to the possible influence of philosophy on aesthetic and storytelling choices made by filmmakers. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10632
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 15914
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 401
Class number: 15207
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 401
Class number: 16806
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 16938
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 27102
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 27103
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote