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DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY - ELECTIVE FOR CSA-PHD PROGRAMME
PH5650 Topics in Continental Philosophy
Modular Credits 4
Workload 0-3-0-0-7
Prerequisite(s) Offered to Graduate students only and admission of others by permission of instructor
Preclusion(s) Nil
Cross-listing(s) Nil
n this seminar we shall study seminal texts from the postmodern tradition. The texts and readings will be announced in class. Philosophers to be studied are, among others, Lyotard, Deleuze, Foucault, Baudrillard, Rorty, and Habermas (as a critic of postmodernism). We shall also read some papers discussing postmodernism.