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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 317 - Existentialism and Phenomenology


A critical study of the philosophical significance of individual choices and actions, including questions of personal identity, responsibility, authenticity and the ways in which those aspects of human experience are described. Readings include texts by Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty and contemporary authors, who conduct existential and phenomenological investigations of race, class and gender.

General Education Requirements:  Ethics, Western Cultural Tradition and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Prerequisites: At least one course in philosophy, excluding PHI 103.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3