Philosophy 190

Spring 2015

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
190 Proseminar: Kierkegaard Dreyfus TuTh 9:30-11 234 Moses

Søren Kierkegaard thought of himself not as a philosopher but an “existential thinker”. He was interested in how commitments open up worlds and constitute selves which are drawn to face anxiety in leaping from one sphere of existence to a higher one.

Readings will include: “Fear and Trembling”, “Sickness unto Death”, and “The Concept of Anxiety”.

This course is open to Junior and Senior Philosophy Majors and will be limited to 15 students.

As taught this semester, this course satisfies the 160-187 (but not the 160-178) requirement.

Previously taught: FL14, SP13.