2P13 Existentialist Philosophy

Tutor/Facilitator Maurita Harney

Date: on/from Tue 1 Dec 2020 to Tue 1 Dec 2020
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 3:30-5:00

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In this subject we explore the existentialist philosophies associated with writers like Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and their ideas on human freedom, responsibility, morality, choice. We undertake an evaluation of their ideas in the light of contemporary challenges, including neuroscience, biology, and artificial intelligence.

REQUIREMENTS: Access to email as Internet resources are recommended in preparation for each class.

TUTOR: Maurita Harney is an Honorary Senior Fellow in philosophy at Melbourne University