|(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|