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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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Syllabus10мин
Course Logistics10мин

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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt

With a focus on Civilization and its Discontents, we examine how Freud’s theories tried to expose profound instincts as they appeared in daily life....
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4 видео (всего 49 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt II13мин
Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt III13мин
Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt IV9мин
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt--Freud10мин

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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness

A reading of Virginia Woolf’s modernist novel To the Lighthouse shows how giving up the search for the “really real” can liberate one to attend to the everyday....
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4 видео (всего 57 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness II12мин
Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness III14мин
Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness IV14мин
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness--Woolf10мин

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The Postmodern Everyday

We go back to Ralph Waldo Emerson and forward to Ludwig Wittgenstein to consider how forms of life and language games need to foundation to be compelling....
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4 видео (всего 54 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
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The Postmodern Everyday II13мин
The Postmodern Everyday III16мин
The Postmodern Everyday IV12мин
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The Postmodern Everyday--Emerson and Wittgenstein10мин
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автор: CMMar 12th 2016

Sad to see it end. I loved this course. I thought Professor Roth was a great guide. As I've completed Part 2 I am tempted to go listen to the lectures all over again. This hooked me on MOOCs. 6 stars.

автор: SCOct 25th 2015

The course is great . I am not a humanities student and english is not my first language , so I find writing essays difficult. I wish there were some easier tests along side the essays. Thank you.

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