19th Century Philosophy

Course Type: 
PHL
Code: 
3050
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Study of 19th century European philosophy. Topics include the idealist rejection of materialism by Hegel and Schopenhauer; Kierkegaard and Nietzsche's critique of rationalism on behalf of concrete existence; and Marx's synthesis of idealism's optimism about humanity's ability to shape its world and a commitment to the material world over the ideal.