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Understanding Modernity: Marx, Nietzsche, Freud
GRST 268
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: GELT 268, COL 268

The names of the writers and thinkers Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Sigmund Freud signal a revolution of thought in the 19th and early 20th centuries. This course is designed to make "Critical Theory" and contemporary discourses in the humanities and social sciences more accessible by providing the modern historical and philosophical foundations for key concepts such as "interpretation," "subject," "history," "politics/society," "religion/morality," and "art/aesthetics." We will explore some of the most influential writings of the respective authors in a comparative manner, and, thus come to a better understanding of the genesis of much modern thinking.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(CSCT)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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