Mythopoesis


Intro to Philosophy (MWF @ 1pm)–12 Sep 2016

We went through the beginning of Greek philosophy in Hesiod/Homer in their attempt to express a just world order through making-narratives (mythopoesis) of gods and the birth of the cosmos.

This led to disclosing the purpose of the course: to examine the attempts in philosophical history to understand the meaning of justice and how to order our society in a just way. We talked about retributive justice, distributive justice, and contributive justice.

 

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