|Fall Term 2017 Nietzsche and 19th-Century Critiques of Religion - 5942 - RLST 326
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : An examination of the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche, focusing on his critique of Christianity and his general theory of religion, as well as what Paul Ricouer calls his "hermeneutics of suspicion." Some discussion of other 19th-century critiques of religion (e.g., Feuerbach, Marx) will be included to provide historical context and contrast. Seminar with short papers and in-class presentations.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course