ANT 425 (SA) No Pass/D/Fail
Post-War French Social Theory
Using the works of thinkers such as Sartre, Merleau, Ponty, Aron, Ricoeur, Levi-Strauss, Foucault and Bourdieu, the course will present students with some of the conflicting images of Western society as viewed by these thinkers. This course will introduce students to these authors with emphasis on their departure from traditional schools of thought and the consequences of their ideas on the production of knowledge about societies. Topics will include: relation of social thought to literary criticism and theories of social description.
Sample reading list:
Levi-Strauss, Claude, Structural Anthropology
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, Phenomenology of Perception
Ricoeur, Paul, Freud, An Interpretation
Foucault, Michel, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Sontag, Susan (ed.), A Barthes Reader
See instructor for complete list
Other Exam - 40%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
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