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This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have we moved beyond the modern to the postmodern?...
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“The Modern and the Postmodern Part I” covers the first half of a full semester course on European history, literature and philosophy. We begin with Immanuel Kant and Jean Jacques Rousseau and conclude with Friedrich Nietzsche and Charles Baudelaire and a very quick look at painting at the time they wrote. Although in the final week themes of postmodernism begin to emerge, a discussion of how modernism becomes postmodernism is at the heart of Part II of this course....
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Philosophy, Modernity, and Intellectual History

Why is philosophy relevant to modernity? Through reading Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant, we examine philosophy as a reflection on modernity and progress....
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Philosophy, Modernity, and Intellectual History II9мин
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Philosophy and Modernity -- Kant10мин

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What is Enlightenment?

Using Rousseau’s Discourse on the Origins of Inequality, we study how the pursuit of knowledge is related to the politics of inequality....
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What is Enlightenment? II15мин
What is Enlightenment? III14мин
What is Enlightenment? IV16мин
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What is Enlightenment?--Rousseau10мин

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From Enlightenment to Revolution

Karl Marx is our focus here as we move from a consideration of ideas to a confrontation with alienation, class struggle and revolution....
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From Enlightenment to Revolution III9мин
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Modernism and Art for Art's Sake

We read Flaubert’s Madame Bovary as a reflection on convention, stupidity and art in the wake of the failures of mid-19th century revolution....
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Modernism and Art for Art's Sake II14мин
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Modernism and Art for Art's Sake IV17мин
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Modernism and Art for Art's Sake--Flaubert10мин
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автор: NMJan 8th 2016

One of the best professors i've ever come across! If the teacher is so passionate about the subject material as well as conveying the ideas, the course will be excellent. This is one of those courses.

автор: ARDec 25th 2017

I Like How Professor Roth remains objective throughout the course without letting his personal opinions hindering his teaching in any way.Enjoyed the course Very much!Highly recommend.

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