Existentialism (PHIL 218.3)

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PHIL 218 1 September 2017 Leslie Howe
PHIL 218 02 January 2017 Leslie Howe
PHIL 218 02 January 2016


An introduction to 19th and 20th Century existentialist thought from Kierkegaard and Nietzsche to Sartre. Issues to be explored concern the human quest for meaning in existence and include the nature of the human self, truth, freedom, mortality, the significance of God, and the possibility of interpersonal relations.


6 credit units in philosophy or completion of 24 credit units at the university.

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