PHL 200: Existentialism

Does life have meaning? Can values exist if God does not? In this course, students consider the works of central existentialist figures such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre and Camus as well as related literary works. Students explore themes such as authentic existence, freedom, nihilism, meaning, subjectivity and values. The course is both an introduction to this body of work and an attempt to raise individual awareness of the human condition within which our existence takes place.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021
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Description Hours
Credits  3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45
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