Modernities: Selfhood, Race, Class, and Gender

The fundamental notion of “the self” interrogates categories of race, class, and gender as dimensions of understanding personhood. Introduction to major philosophical frameworks for thinking about “the self” from antiquity to the present; students examine case studies from across the world, aiming to put contemporary debates about these issues in historical perspective.

Also HUMS 402/LITR 319

Undergraduate Course #: 
230
TTh 1.00pm-2.15pm
Hu
Spring
2017