Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

PHI 215 - Existentialism

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
A study of the major existentialist thinkers of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Camus, and others. Readings will include philosophical and literary texts that explore issues including the nature of the self and its relations with others, freedom and responsibility, anxiety, transcendence, ambiguity, and the absurd.

Prerequisite: PHI 111  or PHI 121 
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Neisser