345-101-MQ, Interpretation Meaning and Knowledge
History has repeatedly shown that some ideas are more powerful or successful than others and that these ideas affect knowledge of ourselves. Many of the powerful ideas we have to consider in this course emerge as authoritative “isms” such as imperialism, industrialism, liberalism, socialism, anarchism, secularism and religion. Each of these portray an interpretive and meaningful view of human life, as argued by their abiding advocates. What is fact and what is fiction in the world of socially powerful ideas, and just as important, how do we know?