Students will explore a number of major elements of philosophy including Existentialism, Transcendentalism, The Vedanta or Buddhism, Plato, Archetypes and Carl Jung, Thomas More - Idealism and Machiavelli - Pragmatism, and closing with The Puritan Work Ethic. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the various theories through observing and presenting examples of those theories as they are displayed through the use of music and film.