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PHIL 244 Contemporary Philosophy

Discusses contemporary philosophy as it reflects on its own methodology and turns that reflection into self-criticism. Explores some of the directions that philosophy has taken since the 20th century, including phenomenology, existentialism, philosophy of language, and postmodernism, and raises questions about the future of philosophy. Studies authors such as Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Wittgenstein, Quine, and Derrida.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required One philosophy course

Course Type

SH

Offered

SH