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AQ-50123-09Education Programs: Enduring Questions: Pilot Course GrantsUniversity of Vermont and State Agricultural CollegeIndividualism and Its Dangers (course title)7/1/2009 - 6/30/2011$24,036.00AlexMichaelZakaras   University of Vermont and State Agricultural CollegeBurlingtonVT05405-0160USA2009Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralEnduring Questions: Pilot Course GrantsEducation Programs240360240360

A one-semester seminar to be offered at least twice, to undergraduates, on the problem of individualism and its dangers.

I am proposing to develop a course for first-year undergraduates at the University of Vermont. The course is pre-disciplinary and addresses several questions of enduring moral and political importance: Which forms of individualism, if any, are worth aspiring to? What are their dangers? And which forms should be resisted?