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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PHI                                     Course Number: 326                                    
Course Title: Topics in the History of Modern Thought
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will explore in depth one of the basic philosophic movements or conceptual themes that characterize modernity, such as individualism, natural rights, freedom/liberty, utilitarianism, the enlightment, secularization, or existentialism. The course will analyze the metaphysical as well as the political presuppositions of the selected theme in relation to its historical context.

Prerequisite: ENG 102; PHI 231 or permission of the instructor.
  • The course instructor will choose the semester's theme.

Start Date:    01/31/2004                         End Date: