Studies in Existential Philosophy


PHIL 142

This course examines the thought and literature of existentialism, a modern philosophy of human existence. Topics include the nature of angst, the struggle for individuality and authority, and the impact of mass institutions on the individual. The writings of Søren Kierkegaard, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Franz Kafka and others are explored. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 123.


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