Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

PHL 237 The Tragic Dilemma(CO)

4 hours. Analysis of the consequences of human finitude (mortality, fallibility, ignorance) in an attempt to illustrate the meaning of tragedy as a lived experience. Discussion of the ways in which humans attempt to avoid the recognition of tragedy or attempt to make it bearable. Orientation will be accomplished through a study of the literature of tragedy.




(A 100-level course in philosophy or sophomore standing) and ENG 111


Social Science