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C LIT 502 A: The Theory Of Literature III: Special Topics

Meeting Time: 
F 2:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
SAV 164
SLN: 
21910
Joint Sections: 
ENGL 559 A
Instructor:
Leroy Searle

Syllabus Description:

This course, open by permission of the instructor only, will focus on an the work of Immanuel Kant, with particular attention on the third critique, The Critique of the Power of Judgment, in relation to the first two critiques, The Critique of Pure Reason and The Critique of Practical Reason.  To principal concern will be the implications of Kant's critiques for the idea of literature, including recent scholarly work concerned with expanding and revising the conventional reception of Kant, especially in the relation between moral reasoning and reflective judgment.  Participants in the seminar will have the option of integrating study of particular literary works and movements for final papers.  Cross listed with ENGL 559A, Literature and Other Disciplines.

Additional Details:

This course, open by permission of the instructor only, will focus on an the work of Immanuel Kant, with particular attention on the third critique, The Critique of the Power of Judgment, in relation to the first two critiques, The Critique of Pure Reason and The Critique of Practical Reason.  To principal concern will be the implications of Kant's critiques for the idea of literature, including recent scholarly work concerned with expanding and revising the conventional reception of Kant, especially in the relation between moral reasoning and reflective judgment.  Participants in the seminar will have the option of integrating study of particular literary works and movements for final papers.  Cross listed with ENGL 559A,
Literature and Other Disciplines.

Catalog Description: 
Offerings vary to cover topics such as individual theorists, theoretical movements, or the intersection of literary theory with other disciplines or arts (psychoanalysis, structuralism, ethics, aesthetics).
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:24pm
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