Saturday, March 25, 2017

Q&A #4 continued

Continue reading "Existentialism" from SEP.  New readings:

"Crime and Punishment as Philosophy": (JSTOR)

http://libproxy.mcla.edu:2095/stable/27795424

"The Ancient Quarrel":

http://tannerlectures.utah.edu/_documents/a-to-z/n/Newberger-Goldstein_11.pdf

"Sonya, Silent No More." (JSTOR)



Aside from invoking C&P, the specific focus of your essay this week is up to you.  CRITO outlines and research still required.  Due: Monday, April 3.

Also, for those who may be interested, here's a nice discussion of "postmodernism" as a reaction to enlightenment notions of truth, reality, the efficacy of reason, and progress (the instructor, Dan Bonevac, has created a number of useful, clear, and accurate videos, including several on existentialist themes):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we6cwmzhbBE

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