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Understand and comprehend key philosophical concepts in the 20th Century Continental Tradition.
Critically assess and interpret key philosophical texts of the 20th Century Continental Tradition.
Critically compare key philosophical texts of the 20th Century Continental Tradition.
Develop novel philosophical hypotheses based on grounded textual and contextual knowledge of the 20th Century Continental Tradition.
Our Module will assess all of the key philosophical and hermeneutical arguments and gestures in the philosophical works of Adorno, Horkheimer, Heidegger and Derrida: critical theory (Adorno and Horkheimer), negative dialectics (Adorno), destruction of onto-theology (Heidegger), deconstruction (Derrida).
Ou Module will deploy the philosophical, political, ethical, historical and metaphysical suppositions and consequences of each of the philosophical works thereby assessed and studied.
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Attendance at lectures is required.
Good knowledge of Kant's - Critique of Pure Reason, Critique of Practical Reason and Critique of Judgment - is strongly recommended.
Good knowledge of German Idealism (Fichte, Schelling and Hegel) is strongly recommended.
Good knowledge of phenomenology (Husserl and Heidegger) is recommended.
Prior familiarity of Nietzsche's - Genealogy of Morals, Beyond Good and Evil - is recommended.
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• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback prior to Final Essay Submission will be given to all students individually in an out-of-class meeting with the Module Coordinator. Feednack post-assessment will be given to all students individually in an out-of-class meeting with the Module Coordinator.