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The Holocaust: Historical, Philosophical, Literary Aspects

COL 286
Spring 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: PHIL 285
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies
Course Cluster: Jewish and Israel Studies

The study and analysis of the historical background and evolution of the Holocaust and then of the structure of the event itself. Philosophical issues considered include the concept of genocide, specific ethical decisions confronted by victims and bystanders as well as perpetrators, and historiographic questions on "explaining" the Holocaust. The uses and abuses of literary representations of the Holocaust are also considered.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA COL
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-13-2024
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