2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Mar 02, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PS 391 - Historicism

(3.00 cr.)

Perhaps no development has been so fateful for modern man as the philosophic discovery of History. No longer simply an adjunct of philosophic reasoning, History acquires a new primacy for those thinkers who seek an alternative to Nature or Providence. Examines the emergence of the historical consciousness, beginning with its first appearance in Rousseau and moving through its subsequent elaboration in nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers (Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, and Heidegger).



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