ITAL 359: MEDIEVAL FRAUDS: FAKE NEWS, COUNTERFEITS & FORGERIES (IN ENGLISH)
Instructor: Prof. Maggie Fritz-Morkin (email@example.com)
This course examines medieval Italians’ preoccupation with fraud through literary and historical texts: its philosophical definition and taxonomy, its perceived threat to moral and social order, the hermeneutics of fraud detection, and strategies for bearing the burden of proof.
Fulfills Philosophical & Moral Reasoning (PH) and World Before 1750 (WB) General Education requirements
Counts as elective for Italian Major and Minor