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Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love (course)

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Course material, including video lectures and discussion questions, for 'Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love' course with Professor David O'Connor, Department of Philosophy,University of Notre Dame.

Course Description:
Built around Plato's Symposium, Shakespeare (including A Midsummer Night's Dream), Catholic writings (including Humanae Vitae), and several movies, this course explores the nature of romance and erotic love. We will examine such topics as sexuality, marriage, and procreation with an eye towards how we can be better at being in love. The course generally tries to integrate the analytic approach of philosophy with the imaginative approach of literature.

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Date Published: 07 August 2012
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