Next Week's Minors

A Philosophical Preview

One of the minors this summer will be Philosophy.  We look at what questions to ask, as human beings, and how to ask them.  As a start consider this:

Thomas More wrote a well-known work called ‘Utopia.’  It is a description of an imaginary place, which gave its name to any kind of imaginary ideal.  But what would an ideal world look like?  Not a perfect world, but one that would be best for real people with our limitations?  Was More even foolish to think that one could use the human mind to come to an answer about this?