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PHIL2632 - Modernity in Crisis
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: John Grumley
Phone: +61 2 9351 2465
This unit continues the themes developed in Theorising Modernity into the Twentieth Century. We will see how the new realities of free markets, democracy, the state and bureaucracy, individualism and cultural rationalisation presented new problems and opportunities and gave rise to new theoretical frameworks for their comprehension. The unit will focus on the work of Weber, The Frankfurt School, Foucault and Habermas.
1x500 word tutorial paper (10%), 1x2000 word essay (50%), 1x2000 word take-home exam (40%)
Readings will be available from the University Copy Centre
1x2 hour lecture and 1x1 hour tutorial per week
12 junior credit points in Philosophy
A timetable is not available for this session.
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