PHIL 340: Hermeneutic Philosophy

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Credits: 3

Examines the development of hermeneutic philosophy (the philosophy of interpretation) from its nineteenth-century origins through its twentieth-century developments to contemporary practitioners. Key themes include the hermeneutic circle, historicity, textuality, autopoiesis and the event. Explores works by key thinkers such as Schleiermacher, Dilthey, Heidegger, Gadamer, Levinas, Ricoeur, or Derrida. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: 3 hours of PHIL or Permission of Instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.