Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PHIL 350 - Contemporary Critical Theory 3 s.h.


Designed for students preparing for graduate studies in the humanities. Focuses on structuralist and post-structuralist analyses of texts and culture. Overviews of the philosophical foundations and current theoretical considerations of literary formalism, linguistics, and semiotics. Study to include notable figure such as Baudrillard, Husserl, Heidegger, de Saussure, Jakobson, Kristeva, Levi-Struass and Barthes, with literary texts by authors such as Calvino, Eco, Coetzee, Kafka, Woolf and Borges. Offered every 2-3 years.
LA
Cross-listed as: LITR 350 .
Prerequisite(s): JrS, LITR 250  or PHIL 201  or PHIL 213  or by permission of instructor.