PY 3113 History of Contemporary Philosophy 3 credits

Explores the origin and development of contemporary philosophy from 19th to 21st century, surveying historically relevant ideas from moral philosophers, social and political philosophers, phenome- nologists, existentialists, pragmatists, linguists, technologists, and postmodernists. Includes philosophical interpretations of science, sociology, politics, computer science, and linguistics. Emphasizes written analysis of the nature and limits of knowledge, language, technology, reality, consciousness, and the good life. Spring of even years.

Prerequisite(s): Junior status. (INCO)