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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ISSS 3675 - The End of Heroism

Explores how contemporary Westerns conceptualize and relate to suffering. Addresses the current attention given to victims and victimhood and the claim that Westerners no longer value heroism or stoicism. Surveys topics as diverse as common fears of death, the increased use of therapy, soldier life, and breast cancer awareness.

Credits: 3