These courses are designed to introduce students to major philosophical movements of the 20th and 21st century.
PHIL 3910 Analytic Philosophy examines selections from established texts in contemporary analytic philosophy: Russell, Carnap, Wittgenstein and others.
3920 Phenomenology is an introduction to the philosophy of Husserl and some of his followers, e.g. Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty.
PHIL 3930 Pragmatism examines the pragmatist standpoint from Peirce to the present.
PHIL 3940 Existentialism examines the philosophy and literature of Existentialism from Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Dostoevsky to Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus.