Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

PHL 213 Existentialism(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. Major figures and directions in existential philosophy will be studied, including such figures as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Camus, and Ricoeur. Existential philosophy will be considered both as a reaction against rationalist and positivist thought and as a new attempt to examine and define human values. The course will pay some attention to related developments in religion and psychology. (social science). Prerequisites: A 100-level course in philosophy or sophomore standing; ENG 111, COR 100.Please Note: This course satisfies the college option.