Humanities 3 is a course in the Shimer College curriculum that focuses on the development of Western philosophy and theology from antiquity to the 18th century.


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    Humanities 3 serves as the student’s formal introduction to philosophy and theology prior to the 18th century. Concentrating on a few highly important works in each discipline, the course endeavors to isolate the distinctive purposes, problems, and methods characteristic of each. It also seeks to develop analytical skills appropriate to the examination of value systems, including the student’s. (Prerequisite: Humanities 1 and 2)

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