Big Questions courses have the high ambition of providing students with the vital skills of critique — social, literary or philosophical — that will enrich their studies of science and medicine, law and society, humanities and the arts, and equip them to lead and shape the future.


Introducing new courses from the School of Humanities that invite all Rice students to explore the ways humanities inquiry helps us face the big questions of our time.

FALL 2020 - HUMA 124
IS THIS THE END?

FALL 2020 - HUMA 125
WHAT IS THE ETHICAL THING TO DO?

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    What is the Ethical Thing to Do?

    Giving Students Philosophical Tools to Think Through Ethical Problems
    Is All the World a Stage?
    Who Should Vote?
    Where Is Utopia?