An Exploration into the Evolution of Consciousness with Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

GENINT 771.341

Osher (50+). This course follows the evolution of consciousness, according to three contemporary theories, with special attention to Teilhard de Chardin and his scientific-philosophical approach.

READ MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

About this course:

In this course, we follow the evolution of consciousness according to three contemporary theories, with special attention to Teilhard de Chardin’s The Phenomenon of Man. Chardin takes a scientific-philosophical approach that is truly unique and centers on energy—from a detailed study of matter to the birth of thought, culminating in a bold and compelling synthesis. Abraham J. Heschell called it, “A most extraordinary book, of far-reaching significance for the understanding of man's place in the universe.” It should prove a very interesting study. Suggested book: The Phenomenon of Man.

Contact Us

Speak to an OLLI at UCLA representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
Keep up to date on the latest news and offerings in Discussion Groups

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning