DELEUZE, DERRIDA, FOUCAULT AND BEYOND: CONTEMPORARY CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY

PHI2PMP

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the thought of some influential French philosophers associated with post-structuralism and postmodernism, including Lyotard, Deleuze, Derrida and Foucault. Some of the key themes to be examined include metaphysics, politics, and the role of reason and rationality.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Evans

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of any first year Philosophy subject and 15 credit points of any Humanities and Social Sciences subject, or subject coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PHI3PMP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUnderstanding poststructuralismRecommendedWilliams, J. 2006ACUMEN

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