Reject Religion

Mon, Apr 01

Nietzsche thinks unshackling yourself from organized religion is an essential step to living well. In this class we'll explore different versions of atheism and Nietzsche's debunking theory about the origin of religious belief.  We will also consider how Nietzsche does or doesn't fit with the existentialist tradition.

Key Concepts: Genealogical Argument, Will to Power

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PHILOSOPHICAL TEXT:

Digital Essay: Nietzsche's Genealogy of Modern Morality

APPLICATION ARTICLES:

"How Should Atheism Be Taught?" (The Atlantic)

Do This:

  1. Homework: Reading Reflection Journal
  2. Work on your Religion Pre-write (due 4/5).

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