PHIL 350 Contemporary Critical Theory
Designed for students preparing for graduate studies in the humanities. Focuses on structuralist and post-structuralist analyses of texts and culture. Overviews of the philosophical foundations and current theoretical considerations of literary formalism, linguistics, and semiotics. Study to include notable figure such as Baudrillard, Husserl, Heidegger, de Saussure, Jakobson, Kristeva, Levi-Struass and Barthes, with literary texts by authors such as Calvino, Eco, Coetzee, Kafka, Woolf and Borges. Offered every 2-3 years. (LA)
Cross-listed as: LITR 350.
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