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GLBL 345 01 (23724)  

Humility

David Brooks
T 9.25-11.15 BASSLB L70
Spring 2013 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Yale College Course Supplement01/07/2013

Traditions of modesty and humility in character building and political leadership. Contemporary understandings of character and character building. The premise that human beings are blessed with many talents but are also burdened by sinfulness, ignorance, and weakness. The concept of humility in works by and about Homer, Moses, Augustine, Montaigne, Burke, Niebuhr, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others.