Existentialism

Course Type: 
REL
Code: 
3940
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Introduction to 20th century philosophical and literary movement. Emphasis on concrete existence and passions over abstract rationality, conception of self as a product of radically free acts of self-creation, affirmation of uncertainty and absurdity as inescapable elements of the human condition, and rejection of traditional ethical systems.