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PHILOSOPHY

PHIL-411 Modern European Movements (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Regularly recurring topics include the British empiricists, continental rationalists, Kant, Hegel, and post-Hegelian idealism. Meets with PHIL-611. Usually offered alternate springs (even years). Prerequisite: PHIL-105 or permission of instructor.

PHIL-411 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Phenomenology
This course examines phenomenology, a method for doing philosophy grounded in the close examination of first-person experience. It is also one of the most influential intellectual movements of the 20th century. The course examines phenomenological theories of knowledge, perception, embodiment, and agency from the works of classical and contemporary phenomenologists, including Husserl, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty. Meets with PHIL-611 001.