Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

FWIS 170 001 (CRN: 17474)

PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE FICTION

Long Title: PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE FICTION
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Medeiros, Darren J.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 4:50PM MWF RZR 106 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 25-OCT-2021 1:19AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
11-DEC-2017  
7:00PM - 10:00PM M TBA TBA
 
Description: Read classic and contemporary philosophy texts alongside those science fiction novels and films that explore the same philosophical themes, such as the nature of consciousness, reality vs. virtual reality, the ethics of cyborg enhancement, and other questions involving what it means to be human in a technologically advanced future.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/