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PHIL 442. Phenomenology. 3 Credits.

This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of phenomenology. Founded by the 20th century thinker, Edmund Husserl, phenomenology is a method that attempts to describe lived human experiences. Students will therefore do phenomenology as part of their study of the subject by undertaking exercises in the method of phenomenological description. Central figures in phenomenology who may be studied include: Franz Bretano, Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Emmanuel Lavinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Paul Ricoeur. The course may also take a topical approach, investigating the experiences of gratitude, foregiveness, fear, desire, or hospitality, for example. Offered Fall every 3 years.

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