BPHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (The Examined Life)
This course discusses the growth of the public sector and the methods by which this sector can be managed. Topics include public management techniques, effective decision-making, civil service, budgeting, public organizations, and the politics of public sector administration.
BPHI201 Critics, Cynics, Radicals, and Prophets
A survey of a influential thinkers, radicals, and reformers from ancient times through the early 20th century with a focus on two central questions: First, how one should live, and second, what social arrangements might enable and promote the living of such a life. Students will read works by a variety of thinkers, which may include figures such as Diogenes the Cynic, Karl Marx, Jesus, H.D. Thoreau, J.S. Mill, and Marcus Aurelius. (BENG120 College Composition Strongly Recommended)