19th Century Philosophy

Course Type: 
PHL
Code: 
5050
Level: 
Graduate
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 action over thought.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.