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FALL 2014

 


 

FALL 2014

 

Intro to Ethics

Introduction to philosophy through consideration of classic and contemporary theories of morality and the best life. Topics may include the concepts of freedom, happiness, justice, dignity, virtue, right/wrong, good/bad, alienation, loneliness, obligation, responsibility, rights and duties, as well as the structure of morality. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of critical analysis.

Section: PHIL 0102-5C1 (11513)
Instructor: B. Art
Dates: September 3 - December 16, 2014
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 300
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Intro to Philosophy of Religion

Introduction to philosophy through analysis of religious beliefs and values. Significant topics include the problem of the existence of god(s), the nature of faith, the nature of god(s) and reality, the question of religious revelation, the reliability of religious experience, as well as the sociological and psychological importance of relgious belief. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of critical analysis and the interpretation of original texts.

Section: PHIL 0109-5C1 (11514)
Instructor: B. Art
Dates: September 3 - December 16, 2014
Time: Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 300
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Acting Skills for Real Life: How to "Connect and Communicate"

Have fun while learning basic acting skills and theories and how they can help you in everyday situations such as job interviews and social settings, as well as in performances and public speaking. Course content includes: (1) vocal, movement, and imagination warmups and theatre games; (2) improvisations around a specific set of circumstances, including "real life" situations and role reversal; (3) developing "stage presence"; (4) if the class chooses, rehearsal and class performance of brief scene or monologue as a rehearsed reading or "off book."

Section:  
Instructor: Nadia Creamer
Dates: October 9 - November 6, 2014
Time: Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Location: TBA
   
Cost: $90.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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