|Semester||Spring Semester, 2020|
|Department||MA Program of Philosophy, First Year PhD Program of Philosophy, First Year MA Program of Philosophy, Second Year PhD Program of Philosophy, Second Year|
|Course Name||German Idealism : From Schelling to Schopenhauer|
In-class Presentation & Discussion: 40%
Final Essay: 60%
90-100: The student is familiar with the thinkers’ positions and elaborates on the arguments that support the positions. The student proves his/her independent thinking and understanding by critically examining the arguments and defending them against possible counter-arguments.
80-89: The student knows the thinkers’ positions to a certain extent and shows an approximate understanding of the arguments. The student tries to develop his/her own critique or his/her own response to a possible critique, but the attempt is not effective.
70-79: The student conveys the central ideas in the texts/ of the positions correctly, but does not present the arguments in an organized, systematic manner. Nor does he/she consider any critique or possible answers to objections.
60-69: The student fails to explain the thinkers’ positions or arguments and shows a seriously incomplete understanding.
Below 60: The student shows the problems mentioned above and fails to complete the assignment.
|Textbook & Reference|
Hegel, G. W. F. (1807/2018), The Phenomenology of Spirit, trans. and ed. by Terry Pinkard, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schelling, F. W. J. (1791/ 1988), Ideas for a Philosophy of Nature, trans. by Error E. Harris and Peter Heath with an introduction by Robert Stern, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schleiermacher, Friedrich (1799/1988), On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers, ed. and trans. by Richard Crouter, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schopenhauer, Arthur (1844/2010), The World as Will and Representation, ed. and trans. by Judith Norman, Alistair Welchman, and Christopher Janaway, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Pinkard, Terry (2002), German Philosophy 1760-1860: the Legacy of Idealism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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