Topics in U.S. History
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Study of historical topics or periods of special interest.
Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different.
Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2011
Millennialism & Philosophy of History —
12:00 PM to 01:15 PM MW — East Building 134
Is there purpose in human history? Are we really going anywhere as humanity moves through time? This seminar will study major patterns by which thinkers in the West have discerned meaning in humanity's temporal existence. The survey will extend from the Jewish roots of historical understanding, through Christian millennialism, to contemporary naturalism.
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