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The Benevolent City
William Reisz
T 3.30-5.20 LORIA 360
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Cities as places of violence, vice, and irrelevance vs. cities as stages where humanity reaches its most elevated heights of self-realization and cultural production. Critical review of writing about cities to identify recurring arguments and value systems. The question of whether cities should be expected to convey benevolence on their inhabitants.