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19th-Century European Philosophy
PHIL 252
Fall 2010
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: COL 252

A comprehensive survey of the major landmarks in modern European philosophy in the 19th century, from the German Idealists to Nietzsche. Beginning with the problems generated by Kant's doctrine of transcendental idealism, this course charts the flourishing of German Idealism (Fichte, Hegel) and its eventual dissolution when it was confronted with rival conceptions of individual religious experience (Kierkegaard) and social emancipation (Marx), culminating in a radically anti-foundationalist challenge to both epistemology and ethics (Nietzsche).

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: Any Philosophy Course
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(COL)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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