Phenomenology and Hermeneutics

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Phenomenology and Hermeneutics

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    30 points in Philosophy or EUROPEAN100 and 15 points in Philosophy

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Examines two waves of new philosophical thought that originated in Germany in the early twentieth Century and gradually spread throughout the world: phenomenology and hermeneutics. Discusses key figures in these movements including Husserl, Heidegger and Gadamer, as well as a selection of others such as Dilthey, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Ricoeur, Habermas, Apel, Taylor or Rorty.

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