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Spring 2016-2017
ENG 306 (LA)   na, npdf

History of Criticism

Andrew Cole

Reading Philosophy for Example. This course will read a wide variety of philosophical texts across the centuries with particular attention paid to their genres, modes of expression, and, above all, examples. We will explore questions of form and content, examining how exemplification puts pressure on philosophical exposition.

Sample reading list:
Plato,
Boethius,
Kant,
Nietzsche,
Derrida,
Deleuze,
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Average reading of 100 pages per week. One final research paper (15pp), one essay (5pp.), one in class presentation, class participation.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Papers - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other Requirements:
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.

Other information:
Department Distribution: Theory/Criticism

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40103 S01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McCosh Hall   34   Enrolled:12 Limit:15