Feb 18, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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CLWR 2230 - What is Evil?


Students will explore the question ¿What is evil?¿ from the perspectives of the major World Religions¿Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. In addition they will explore how evil was conceptualized in core texts of Classical Greece and Ancient Rome. The course begins with a brief introduction to psychological and sociological research which attempts to answer the question ¿Why do good people do evil things?¿ It concludes with a short consideration of representations of evil in popular culture and influential texts written in response to the Holocaust.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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