Philosophy 4120.01

Philosophy and the 20th Century

Instructor: Franz-Peter Griesmaier
Delivery Method:
Traditional In-Person
Meeting Times:
T 3:10p - 5:40p

The 20th century saw exciting developments in philosophy, partially in response to developments in science and mathematics, partially in response to political and social events. We will explore four of those emerging traditions: Analytic Philosophy and its incorporation of logic and science into philosophizing, Phenomenology, which focuses on the contours of conscious experience, Existentialism as an attempt to redefine humanity’s place in a world marred by deadly wars, and The Frankfurt School, which fuses social criticism with an interpretive, as opposed to a strictly empirical, approach to human affairs.

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