The course will examine one or more of the major 20th century European philosophies or philosophical traditions: the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger; the existentialist tradition, e.g., Satre and Camus; and Critical Theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School (Adorno, Marcuse and, later, Habermas and Honneth). It will involve a close study of seminal texts from representative authors in these traditions. Students should consult the Philosophy web page for detailed course content.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Knowledge of the key concepts and objectives of philosophers within either the phenomenological, existentialist or critical-theoretic traditions; an ability to appreciate philosophical traditions from different cultures and times; an ability to think critically about contemporary society and key cultural institutions within it.
This is a designated course for the BA (European Studies).
tutorial presentation (10%); tutorial participation (10%) and two short essay or one long essay (80%)
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Workload20 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials
Requisite and Incompatibility
A selection of readings will be made available to students.
Moran, Dermot, Introduction to Phenomenology, New York: Routledge, 2000.
An extensive reading list will be provided online (WEB CT) immediately prior to the course's beginning.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3267||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|