PL 335 - Contemporary Philosophy
(3 cr.) Students explore dynamic philosophical movements in 19th and 20th century philosophy, and consider their contributions to humanism and diversity today. Potential topics may include Marxism, pragmatism, existentialism, phenomenology, logical positivism, feminism, poststructuralism, postcolonialism, and philosophy of race. Potential material may include work by Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, James, Dewey, Russell, Wittgenstein, Ayer, Du Bois, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty, Arendt, Foucault, Fanon, Biko, Derrida, and Butler. Owing to the breadth of the field, the course focus each year will reflect the interests and expertise of the instructor. Prerequisite: PL 101 or QU 101; Every Year, Fall

Fall 2015