When and Where: Tuesdays, 1pm to 2:50pm, in Humanities and Social Sciences 8025. Note: no meeting 12 April.
Instructor: Jonathan Cohen
(email: 'joncohen', followed by the at sign, followed by
'aardvark.', followed by the four letter initials of the
university, followed by '.edu')
office: (858) 534 6812
Office hours: Tuesdays 10-11:30, in H&SS 8072 (and by appointment; please feel free to call)
In addition, every student will be required to write a very short review (one page, maximum) of each of the three assigned movies that brings out what is (in your view) the single most interesting philosophical question raised by the movie, and explains how the movie sheds light on that question. These reviews will be graded on a simple acceptable/unacceptable scale.
|29 March||Introduction; no reading|
|19 April||The Matrix|
|26 April||Crimes and Misdemeanors|