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20th Century Intellectual History
HIST 259
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: COL 258

This is a course in the reading and analysis of literary and philosophical texts central to the understanding of 20th century intellectual and cultural experience. We will focus on several key thinkers and their relationship to the milieu in which they lived as well as the migration of their ideas across national borders. We will also explore the ramifications of those ideas over time and space (for example, the relation between intellectual production and European de-colonization). The goal of this course is thus to explore the cultural production of specific individuals and to demonstrate how the ideas produced by those individuals in science, literature, religion, art, philosophy, political theory, drama, or poetry interact with social realities over time.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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