Continental Philosophy since Kant

Level: 
Master's
Course Status: 
Core
CEU credits: 
2
Academic year: 
2011/2012
Semester: 
Fall
Start and end dates: 
19 Sep 2011 - 9 Dec 2011
CEU Instructor(s): 
David Weberman
Full description: 

Continental Philosophy since Kant 2 credits MA (core course)

This course will cover 5 major thinkers in continental philosophy: Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, and Foucault. Depending on students’ interests, we might include one more philosopher from post-Kantian continental philosophy. I also want to include a discussion concerning attempts to delineate the nature of the difference between continental and analytic philosophy as discussed by recent philosophers from both traditions. The course fits into graduate studies in philosophy by providing a background in the problems, concepts, arguments, ideas and methods