Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PHL204H Modern Philosophy

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Two variants of the course will be offered to reflect recent realities. The first variant of the course traces a development from Hegel through Marx, Kierkegaard, Schopenhau-er, and Nietzsche into 20th century Phenomenology and Existentialism. The second variant of the course will look at the work of Frege and Russell, and some of their in-fluential 20th century successors. Within the second variant, special attention will be given to Wittgenstein, who was a unique and unclassifiable thinker of great importance.