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4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: One course in philosophy or consent of the instructor. Examines some of the major themes of existentialist thought using the work of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, and others. Addresses questions like: How does the reality of death affect the meaning of life? Is existence absurd? Is human freedom a benefit or a burden? What does it mean to live authentically? Raymond.

Course details

  • Course number: PHIL-245
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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