Glasgow University offers Homer Simpson philosophy class
The University of Glasgow is to offer a philosophy course which examines whether Homer Simpson is a "virtuous" character.
The one-day course will take moments from The Simpsons and relate them to philosophical questions around morality, religion and free will.
Philosophy tutor Dr John Donaldson said beer-swilling Homer was a "complex character" who was hard not to like.
The Simpsons was created by Matt Groening and first aired in 1989.
It is the longest-running US sitcom and the longest-running US animated programme.
Dr Donaldson said the course - which is called... read more
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