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Modern Social Thought
HIST 350
Spring 2017 not offered

The "question of modernity" sparked cultural and intellectual narratives throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Since Hegel's Lectures on the Philosophy of History, succeeding generations of philosophers, artists, writers, literary critics, cultural and intellectual historians have demonstrated the social and historical significance of knowledge within their respective theories of the individual and society. Upon examining these intellectual discourses concerning modernity and postmodernity, the course will emphasize the systematic discussion of theories that made efforts to explain the historical process, as well as the interrelationship of individuals, theorists, and literary figures of the period. Major thinkers will include Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Dostoevsky, Flaubert, Zola, Proust, Weber, Foucault, and Habermas.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST-MN)(HIST)

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