Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
PHL 213 Existentialism
4 hours; 4 credits
Major figures and directions in existential philosophy will be studied, including such figures as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Camus, and Ricoeur. Existential philosophy will be considered both as a reaction against rationalist and positivist thought and as a new attempt to examine and define human values. The course will pay some attention to related developments in religion and psychology. (social science) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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