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PHILOSOPHY

PHIL-612
Recent and Contemporary Philosophers (3)

Course Level: Graduate

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-412. Usually offered alternate falls (odd years).

PHIL-612
001
PHILOSOPHY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Recent and 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-412 001.