HISTORY 417 - Twentieth-Century German and European Thought
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Taught in English. German concentrators must be concurrently enrolled in GERMAN 404.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will present a survey of some of the principal European intellectual movements of the twentieth century, concentrating on the seminal theoretical moments and movements during the long twentieth century.

Reading include texts by Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, Martin Heidegger, the philosophers of the Frankfurt school such as Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno, and political philosophers such as Carl Schmitt and Hannah Arendt; non-German authors include George Bataille, Jaques Derrida, and Michel Foucault. We will also look at some literary texts by Kafka, Camus, and Ernst Juenger.

HISTORY 417 - Twentieth-Century German and European Thought
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001 (REC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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