World Views

Statement of the Competency: to think critically about world views. Students who successfully complete the WORLD VIEWS course in Humanities should be able to:

  • Analyze the elements and historical development of world views
  • Explain the major ideas, values and implications of a world view
  • Organize and synthesize elements of a world view into a coherent pattern
  • Conduct a reasoned and critical comparison of world views

The WORLD VIEWS course introduces students to the idea of using conceptual frameworks for understanding, from culturally and historically diverse standpoints, how the world is structured, functions and develops. Students are encouraged to increase their awareness and understanding of different views of humanity and its place in the world.

Please note that not all the courses listed below are offered every term:

Course Number Course Name C - L - H Hrs
345-102-MQ A Conservative World View?  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Art, Film and Media Witnessing  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Body, Mind, World: Western Encounters with the Yoga Tradition  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Capitalism As a Way of Life  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Classic Ideas Revisited Through the Contemporary Lens  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Codes of Honour  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Crime and Punishment (Journeys)  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Cultural Identity and Cultural Rights  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Current Political Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Diversity in Women's Movements  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Early Childhood Education  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Enlightened Consciousness  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Eurocentrist-Colonial and Indigenous World Views through Film  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Food, Self, and Society  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Gangs and Gangsters  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ How to Think Like a Philosopher  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Introduction to Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Introduction to Political Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Journeys World Views  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Justice  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Living in the City   3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Medieval Civilization  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Moby Dick and its Ambiguities  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Modernism: Art and Philosophy of the Future  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Money  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Philosophy of Sex  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Political Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Political World Views  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Possible Worlds  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Problems in Modern Political Thought  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Protest and Propaganda  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Feminism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Religious Extremism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Age of Suspicion  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Classical World View  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Death of Homo Economicus  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Enlightenment and Romanticism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Foundation of Violence  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The World According to Dante  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Tripping Up: Stories of Quests and Guests Encountering the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Underpinning Human Interactions with Nature and Animals  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Understanding Culture Through Artworks and Artifacts  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Unmapped: Encountering the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Violence and Nonviolence  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Visions, Rebellions and Elections: Religion and Politics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ World Views with New School  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ World Views with Reflections  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldview on Diseases  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of Indigenous Peoples  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of Southeast Asia  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of the Ancients  3 - 0 - 3 45 
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Last Modified: July 28, 2014