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GH 101: Philosophy in the Twilight Zone

This course will examine process of ethical decision making through reflection and discussion of philosophical dilemmas presented on the Twilight Zone television show. Ethics is not merely what is good or what bad, virtue and vice, but often requires decisions of the greater good or lesser evil. The course will introduce students to great thinkers in the field of moral philosophy and explore topics such as honesty, loyalty, love, and faithfulness, as well as narcissism, prejudice, and vanity.

Instructor: Dr. Kevin Bolinger

Dr. Bolinger is a professor of education in the Department of Teaching and Learning, primarily teaching social studies education. He has degrees in behavioral science, history, and education. His research and publications have focused on development of critical thinking in the classroom and use of engaging teaching strategies.

If you have questions about this course, please email Dr. Bolinger.


Video: Dr. Bolinger discusses GH 101: Philosophy in the Twilight Zone