IDS 3314 – Readings in Peace Education

A study of peace from a variety of disciplinary viewpoints. Readings and other materials encourage students to question the rationale(s) for war and analyze arguments made for solving conflicts in ways that promote peace. Theories and definitions related to violence, nonviolence, war, and pacifism, as well as positive and negative peace will be explored. The theoretical emphasis of the course focuses on the carving out of appropriate epistemologies that develop an education for peace. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Also listed as EDU-3314. IV