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Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

  • Expresses Complex Ideas
  • Debates Conflicting Perspectives
  • Provides Historic Contexts

These courses explore life’s greatest questions by discussing classic and modern philosophers, psychology, and world religions. They develop skills to express complex ideas, challenge orthodoxy, and expose underlying assumptions.

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Political Thought and Life: From Plato to Climate Change

Register for this course on the NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. Political theory is often viewed as overly...

2024 Spring
1 section

The Private and the Public

Explore the relationship between the individual and society, ethics and politics, and various forms of government.

2024 Spring
1 section

Religion and Literature: From the Bible to James Baldwin

Register for this Spring 2024 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. The Hungarian critic Georg Lukács said...

2024 Spring
1 section

Comparative Religion: From Christianity to Confucianism

Gain a basic understanding of the beliefs and practices of the world’s major religions.

Women in the Ancient Near East

Using existing literature and art, explore women’s position in the sociopolitical sphere of the Ancient Near East.