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PH 4032
Postmodern Philosophy: Foucault and Derrida - Level 6
Introduction to the philosophical thought of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida, two distinct philosophical voices of the second half of the 20th century’s Continental tradition. Exploration of their accounts of the constitution of the subject, their understanding of power relations, their theory of sexuality, their reading of the master-slave dialectic, their notions of subjection, discipline, surveillance, punishment, political resistance and their contemplation on the notions of forgiveness, mourning, gift-offering & gift-receiving, hospitality along with their main views on knowledge, truth and language.
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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