19th Century Philosophy (PHIL*3360) | College of Arts

19th Century Philosophy (PHIL*3360)

Code and section: PHIL*3360*01

Term: Fall 2018

Instructor: Ken Dorter


A survey combining in-class discussions of Hegel, Schopen­hauer, Nietzsche, and Mill, with essays on one or two other 19th century philosophers. 

Course require­ments: a) either two 1250 word essays (25% each) or one 2500 word essay (50%) on works not covered in class, and b) a final exam on the class readings (50%). 

Texts: Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (ISBN 0-19-824597-1); Schopen­hauer, The World as Will and Represen­tation, Vol. 1 (ISBN 0-486-21761-2); Nietzsche, On The Genealogy of Morals (ISBN 0-394-70401-0). TBA: Mill, On Liberty (ISBN 978-0-915144-43-3).

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