Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

GRS PH 615

  • Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings
  • Historical Consciousness
  • Critical Thinking

Course subtitle: "Constructing and Deconstructing Autonomy". We will ask: To what extent is a practical agent free or autonomous? We examine answers to these questions by figures such as Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche and Freud. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings, Critical Thinking.

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