First-Year Seminar: Philosophy, Culture, and Film
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PHIL 008B. First-Year Seminar: Philosophy, Culture, and Film


On how some major philosophers (Plato, Descartes, Marx, with some attention to Hegel and Nietzsche) have criticized forms of social and personal life and argued against the grains of their cultures in favor of life otherwise. Their work will be continuously compared with creative work on problems of human life by some major filmmakers (Herzog, Capra, Hawks).
Humanities.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Spring 2019. Eldridge.
Catalog chapter: Philosophy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/philosophy


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