Courses: The Linguistic Turn in Modern European Philosophy (PHILH227B01)

Spring 2008

Description: This course explores the linguistic turn in modern European philosophy by focussing on specific works by Heidegger, Gadamer, and Derrida. Is language essentially poetry? (Heidegger) What is speculative about the structure of language? (Gadamer) How does language deconstruct itself? (Derrida)

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Fulfills: HU III


Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Kathleen Wright (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

TTh 10:00-11:30