Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

PHIL 216   Existentialism
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

Designed to introduce students to existentialist thought via an examination of its 19th-century origins and 20th-century manifestations. Among the authors to be discussed are Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Beauvoir, Camus, and Flannery O'Connor. Among the topics to be considered are existence, freedom, subjectivity, and absurdity.