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PHILOSOPHY

PHIL-412
Recent & Contemporary Philosophers (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Regularly recurring topics include Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Husserl, naturalism, French existentialism, German existentialism, post-existential European philosophy, and analytic philosophy and phenomenology. Meets with PHIL-612. Usually offered alternate falls (odd years). Prerequisite: PHIL-105 or permission of instructor.

PHIL-412
001
PHILOSOPHY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Recent & Contemporary Philosophers (3)

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

The course examines the later philosophy of Merleau-Ponty on the themes of the nature of philosophy, language, perception, ethics, and politics through the investigation of Merleau-Ponty's views on phenomenology, Marxism, and existentialism, among others. Readings include The Visible and the Invisible, The Prose of the World, and Signs. Meets with PHIL-612 001.