How Valuable Are Our Values?

Anne Ashbaugh (Philosophy)

This seminar will be an exploration of Friedrich Nietzsche's autobiography, Ecce Homo: How one Becomes What One Is. The course is designed to uncover the very heart of this philosopher's innovative critique of western values and the impact of that critique on our ability to creatively approach life. This fascinating short autobiography challenges the fundamental presuppositions of our culture and suggests new ways to create values. Together we will examine this text and uncover its power to transform our views and to open new perspectives.

Course Number: 
01:090:101 section 02 index 17771