Loyola
Philosophical Anthropology
Spring, 1992

Instructor: Drew Leder
Office: College Center W151
Phone x2325
Office Hours: TU, TH, 3:05-4:00;

TEXTS:

Nietzsche...............A Nietzsche Reader
Marx....................The Portable Karl Marx
Las Casas...............The Devastation of the Indies
Foucault................Discipline and Punish
Dass and Gorman.........How Can I Help?

COURSE SCHEDULE
Jan
14 INTRODUCTION
16 PERSPECTIVISM: Nietzsche
21 MORALITY
23 JUDEO-CHRISTIAN MORALITY
28 JUDEO-CHRISTIAN MORALITY
30 DEATH OF GOD

Feb
4 FREE SPIRITS
6 LOYOLA: RUN BY GOD OR BY HERD? (student run sessions) 11 HISTORICAL MATERIALISM: Marx xi-xxii 13 MONEY/SURPLUS VALUE/IDEOLOGY
18 ALIENATED LABOR
20 ALIENATED LABOR
25 LOYOLA: BOURGEOIS $/ALIENATED LABOR? (student run sessions) 27 -----MIDTERM EXAM-----

March
10 HUMANITIES WEEK - LAS CASAS (selections) 12 HUMANITIES WEEK - LAS CASAS (selections) 17 TORTURE: Foucault
19 DOCILE BODIES
24 THE EXAMINATION
26 THE PANOPTICON/WOMEN'S BODIES
31 LOYOLA: DISCIPLINARY INSTITUTION? (student run sessions)

April
2 NATURAL COMPASSION: Dass and Gorman 7 SUFFERING
9 HELPING PRISON
14 LOYOLA: HELPING COMMUNITY? (student run sessions) 21 COMMUNITY SERVICE GROUPS
23 COMMUNITY SERVICE GROUPS
28 COMMUNITY SERVICE GROUPS


PHILOSOPHY 202
9:25/1:40 Sections
DR. LEDER

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPTIONS: Listed in green book:

Christopher's Place (9:25) or My Sister's Place (1:40) Good Shepherd Center (developing a special project or event) Bea Gaddy's
Sinclair Lane Elementary School
(developing a special project or event) Habitat for Humanity (Contact Chris Longmore for assistance) Keswick Adult Day Care or Carey House
(developing a special project/event)
Save Our Streams (must do prior research/preparation) Viva House

Other option: Urban Plunge experience, March 20-22

Expectations:

The class will be divided into seven groups of four (or five) to perform 6-8 hours of community service from February 20 to April 10. Each group will choose an issue and/or an agency with which to serve.

After the service experience, each group will make a presentation towards the end of the semester (April 14, 21, 23, 28). The group will be responsible to provide the class at least one article related to their service experience or social issue prior to the day of their presentation-

As part of the group project, the group members will determine a specific role for which each group member will be responsible. These roles are as follows: liaison with agency (to arrange visits and project with community contact person), service project coordinator (to facilitate group meetings, arrange transportation, and any planning, supplies, etc. needed), presentation coordinator (facilitating with group the format and content of presentation), and research coordinator (determining the preparation/orientation needed prior to service project and selecting articles for class prior to presentation). Depending on the number of students in your group, it may be necessary to combine or share roles.

Each student will write a brief paper about his/her experience to be turned in shortly after (two class periods) the time of his/her group presentation. Dr. Leder will provide more details about the paper later in the semester.

This Thursday, January 16, you will be asked to submit your preferences for one of the above service sites and the following class period groups will be arranged. If needed, each small group should make an appointment with Erin Swezey, Coordinator for Community Service to organize Iogistics for your group service project. A descriptive contract for your service project must be submitted to Dr. Leder by Thursday, February 13.