|(3 cr.) Students explore dynamic philosophical movements
in 19th- and 20th-century philosophy, and
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 includes 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 reflects
the interests and expertise of the instructor.
Prerequisite: PL 101, FYS 101 or QU 101; Every Year, Fall|