Key Texts in Contemporary Philosophy
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Filosoofia tüvitekstiseminar tänapäevast
Course title in English
Key Texts in Contemporary Philosophy
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
Rein Raud (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide opportunities to learn to know some of the key texts of contemporary philosopy.
To provide opportunites to read independently contemporary philosophical texts and to discuss these texts together.
Brief description of the course
One or many key text(s) of contemporary philosophy will be read and analysed (approximately 100-250 pages).
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has a deeper knowledge of one or many key texts of contemporary philosophy and is able to analyse the structure and main ideas and arguments of the text;
- is able to see the importance of the text in a broader perspective throughout the history of philosophy and culture;
- is able to apply the philosophical ideas and arguments in the context of his/her own era.
Rein Raud