PHIL 418 A: Jewish Philosophy

Winter 2024
Meeting:
TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm / SAV 168
SLN:
19097
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
JEW ST 418 A
Instructor:
Gilah Kletenik
POWER, POLITICS, AND PROPAGANDA
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

This course covers modern Jewish philosophy especially, the approaches of Spinoza, Moses Mendelssohn, Karl Marx, Rosa Luxemburg, Franz Rosenzweig, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Adorno, Emmanuel Levinas, and Judith Butler, to questions of state sovereignty, social hierarchy, minority rights, political economy, language and persuasion, reason and affect. 

Catalog Description:
Introduces the central concepts and themes of Jewish philosophy. Focuses either on debates within a particular historical period - e.g., medieval or modern; or on a topic - e.g., reactions to the Enlightenment or to the Holocaust. Offered: jointly with JEW ST 418.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
February 24, 2024 - 11:31 am