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FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COURSE OFFERING

Evil and Human Cruelty

Professor: J. Barr

Term: Fall

Year: 2012

Course Code: FY-101-EDL01

The focus of this course is to explore religious, psychological, philosophical, and biological theories of evil, with a specific focus on the origins of evil behavior in humans. This course will also explore the myths of evil including the notion that evil is a common occurrence, how evil doers believe their behavior is justified, and what many scholars have called the banality of evil.