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Spring Break Away 2018 London

Course: PSYC 205 BO1: The Psychology of Human Experience

[Satisfies Core Theme Area: Faith & Reason; fulfills req for Intro to Psychology as a Human Science - PSYC203]

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What does it mean to be human? This course adopts a unique perspective on psychology, namely the human science perspective,
which prioritizes a series of capacities - self-consciousness, dreams, experience, meaning and the question of ‘being' -
typically unexplored in domains of psychology that focus on experiments, behavior, statistics and anatomy. The course
involves the reading of literary texts - particularly of existentialist authors - alongside an engagement with science fiction,
psychoanalytic dream interpretation and the philosophical tradition of phenomenology. As much a course of self exploration
as of psychological and philosophical study, ‘The Psychology of Human Experience' will cause you to think again about what is -
and what is not - at the basis of what it means to be human.

Reflecting the eclectic concerns of the course, the 2018 Spring breakaway trip will involve trips to the British Museum,
Buckingham Palace, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, the Freud Museum and the National Gallery, alongside a day
trip to Oxford University and all the traditional tourist sites of London (Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Hyde Park, River
Thames, etc).

Professor: Dr. Derek Hook

Prerequisites: None

Max Enrollment: 20 students

More Information: See Dr. Hook in 203 Rockwell

Time: M/W 4 - 5:15 p.m.

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