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PHIL 4451 Tragedy: Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The course will examine the understanding of tragedy presented by Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Freud. As we read each thinker, we will ask whether tragedy must be understood as nihilistic, or whether it contains elements which are life-promoting.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Vanessa P. Rumble

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17