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HSTR 423 - European Intellectual History

4 Credit(s)
An in-depth analysis of 19th and 20th century European Intellectual history. Students do primary readings of Max Weber, Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, Theodor Adorno, Louis Althusser, Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Juergen Habermas, Martin Heidegger, Max Horkheimer, Georg Lukacs, Jean-Paul Sartre, Claude Levi-Strauss, and Hayden White. Critical discussions will center on the Enlightenment, Positivism, Marxism, and Post-modernism. This class is conducted in a seminar format. Students will demonstrate understanding via the course’s heavy emphasis on reading, analysis, discussion, and writing (based upon library and archival research).

Prerequisite(s): PSCI 250 PHL 122  and junior or senior standing; or c/i.
(fall/even-numbered years)



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