European Intellectual History Since the Renaissance|
This is the second of a two-semester survey in European intellectual history. The spring semester will examine some of the major texts in Western thought since the Renaissance. Emphasis will be placed on close reading and analysis of literary and philosophical texts.
Logical Reasoning, Writing
This reading and writing intensive class will stress forms of argumentation and logical reasoning at all stages.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(CSCT)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected readings by the following: Machiavelli,Bacon,Descartes, Hobbes, Locke,Diderot, D'Alembert, Rousseau,Hume, Laclos, Kant,Hegel, Shelly,Goethe,Marx,Kierkegaard,Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Mann,Freud.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two five-page papers and final paper in the form of take-home exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All students not in COL must take this course for a letter grade.
|Instructor(s): Holmes,Oliver W. Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: ALLB004; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 3||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 9||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 2||SO: 5||FR: 5|
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