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We study the essential works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels as well as their philosophical precursors and some influential variations of Marxism in the 20th century. In considering philosophical idealism and social change, historical and dialectical materialism, modes of production, and the relationship between structure and superstructure, we ask whether Marxist theory can explain current processes of social, pol...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7105 - NPHI 0220 A
  • Struhl, Karsten
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
The concept of progress is a fundamental axis on which the self-image of Modernity is grounded. The Enlightenment age consists, according to Kant, in reaching a stage of maturity where humans determine their own political, moral and epistemic normativity (autonomy). Paradoxically, this period was sustained by the projects of colonialism, genocide and slavery, by means of which said autonomy was denied to the greater ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7156 - NPHI 0243 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
In this course, we study and apply the principles and methods that distinguish good reasoning from poor reasoning. Working with this toolkit of techniques for evaluating arguments, we examine the logic that shapes contemporary debates about politics, media, art, and science. As a complement to the practical nature of this exercise, we also reflect on the psychological structures that make critical thinking an essenti...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3380 - NPHI 2610 A
  • Ballestin, Lucas
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
We study the essential works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, as well as their philosophical precursors and some influential variations of Marxism in the 20th century. In considering philosophical idealism and social change, historical and dialectical materialism, modes of production, and the relationship between structure and superstructure, we ask whether or not Marxist theory can explain current processes of soc...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7104 - NPHI 3220 A
  • Struhl, Karsten
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
The concept of progress is a fundamental axis on which the self-image of Modernity is grounded. The Enlightenment age consists, according to Kant, in reaching a stage of maturity where humans determine their own political, moral and epistemic normativity (autonomy). Paradoxically, this period was sustained by the projects of colonialism, genocide and slavery, by means of which said autonomy was denied to the greater ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7155 - NPHI 3243 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
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