Winter 2017: Seminar in 20/21st Century Philosophy—World/Nature in Heidegger, Arendt, Derrida, and Nancy

PHIL 6851 Sem 20th/21st Cent Phil  Syllabus Class Time, Location: T, 19:00-21:30, A  2071 Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm; 3:15-7:00pm and by appointment READING SCHEDULE AND RESOURCES [Below I reference the original language versions. Any students interested should contact for the professor for the necessary copies of these versions, if unavailable through the MUN library.] Tuesday, […]

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Fall 2017: Existentialism

Syllabus Office Hours: T/Th, 15:15-17:20 Schedule of Readings: Thursday, Sept. 7 Introduction to Existentialism 1. Listen to BBC, In our Time, “Existentialism” (podcast). 2. Steven Crowell, “Existentialism,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Tuesday, Sept. 12 Read: Friedrich Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morals, Essay 1. *If you have not received an email from me, please email me at my […]

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Fall 2017: CRW in Ethics

SYLLABUS Office Hours: T/Th, 15:15-17:20 Schedule of Readings (Please check the website each week for any updates on reading and other assignments): Thursday, Sept. 7 1.     Introduction to Ethics. 2.     Overview of normative versus ontological claims. Tuesday, Sept. 12 1.     Read: Arendt’s “What is Authority,” pp. 1-16. 2. Read Douglas B. Klusmeyer, “Hannah Arendt […]

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PHL 4849/6849: The New Derrida

  The New Derrida (Full Syllabus as Word doc) This graduate level course takes up a bold and risky title, not just simply to study the work of Jacques Derrida, but to introduce and think through a supposedly new Derrida, which happens to share the title with a book I’m co-writing this semester with Rick […]

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