Course: HUMA 640. Norms and Knowledge (3)
This course will examine questions of knowledge, norms and values as they are represented in philosophy, literature, religion and cultural studies. It traces the development and transformation of these norms and considers the manner in which ideas and ways of knowing change with time and across cultures and different forms of representation. It examines how knowledge is defined and constructed by particular societies and cultures, as well as how knowledge is characterized, configured and reconfigured by social groups, institutions and individual thinkers and artists.