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American Philosophy

An exploration of the philosophical thought of American philosophers, focusing on those associated with transcendentalism and pragmatism, with an emphasis on their conceptions of nature, the construction of truth, and their theories of individualism. Thinkers to be read can include Emerson, Thoreau, Pierce, James, Dewey, Whitehead, Mead, Santayana, Rorty, and Cavell.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM

1 unit — Riker

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2021 Block 8 American Philosophy John Riker Armstrong Hall 300 25 / 0 04/17/2021
Spring 2022 Block 6 American Philosophy John Riker TBA 25 / 25 04/17/2021
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