Modernity Seminar II

CAS AN 543

This seminar looks at the phenomenon of modernity from a multidisciplinary point of view. Discussed are the cultural foundations of modernity, specifically and primarily nationalism but also Romanticism, science, and major political ideologies. Also analyzed are modernization and development as studied by the social sciences, modernism, and postmodernism in literary and cultural studies; and the nature of man and society in the perspectives of modern philosophy. May be taken either or both semesters. Also offered as CAS SO 543. Either or both of AN 541 and AN 543 may be taken for credit.

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