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PHL 607

Contemporary Continental Philosophy

This course explores some of the major figures and movements in contemporary continental philosophy, which can include developments in phenomenology, hermeneutics, structuralism, post-structuralism, French feminism, psychoanalytic theory, and critical theory. Topics covered may include the critique of scientific worldviews, technology and our place in the world, embodiment and subjectivity, religion and secularism, challenges to humanism, the dependence of truth on language and historical context, and possible limits of philosophy and conceptual thought.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

A minimum of 5 PHL courses

Antirequisites

PHL 553

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Philosophy