Skip to main content

Search NYU Steinhardt

Learning and the Meaning of Life

What is the most important thing to which I should be devoting my life? This course explores the existential concerns animating questions like this, ones that inspire our lifelong, liberal learning. It focuses on classic works in Western philosophy, literature, and film and examines them as texts of education. Class meetings will be devoted to a mix of lecture and discussion.

Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Texts and Ideas

Course #
Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities
Liberal Arts Core
Texts and Ideas