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Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PHIL                                     Course Number: 215                                    
Course Title: History of Modern Western Philosophy II: the 19th Century
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


History of Modern Western Philosophy II: The 19th Century surveys the key western philosophers of the 19th century, including Jeremy Bentham, Mary Wollstonecraft, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, G.W.F. Hegel, Arthur Schopenhauer, Ludwig Feuerbach, S?ren Kierkegaard, Auguste Comte, Karl Marx, John Stuart Mill, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and Friedrich Nietzsche. The course situates the thought of these philosophers within an historical context, focusing on the evolution from idealism to Marxism, from empiricism to pragmatism, and from post-Kantian thought to post-modern thinking.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 and PHIL 101.
Start Date:    06/30/2009                         End Date:    07/10/2013