PHIL 475 - Topics in 20th Century Philosophy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
One introductory Philosophy course and one 300-level Philosophy course or permission of the instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

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.

PHIL 475 - Topics in 20th Century Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
24323
Open
40
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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