RICHARD L. W. CLARKE


 

 

 

LITS3303 2008 - 2009

MODULE THREE: PHENOMENOLOGY / EXISTENTIALISM / HERMENEUTICS

See the Amended Schedule instead of this one.
 

WEEK TEN: (EXISTENTIAL) PHENOMENOLOGY
(Week of November 3)
 

REQUIRED READINGS SEMINAR 1
  • Edmund Husserl Phenomenology [1927] (pp. 658-664 in Adams and Searle)
Summaries:
SEMINAR 2
  • Martin Heidegger Being and Time [1927]: Selections [FOLDER]
Summaries:
  • 10B Heidegger Being and Time [TBA]
RECOMMENDED READINGS
  • Kearney, Richard.  "Edmund Husserl."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994. 12-27.
  • Kearney, Richard.  "Martin Heidegger."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.  28-50.
PHILWEB RESOURCES

WEEK ELEVEN: EXISTENTIAL PHENOMENOLOGY / HERMENEUTICS
(Week of November 10)
 

REQUIRED READINGS SEMINAR 1 Summaries:
SEMINAR 2
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty Phenomenology of Perception [1945]: Preface
  • Hans-Georg Gadamer Truth and Method [1960]: Selections (pp. 840-854 in Adams and Searle)
Summaries:
  • 11C Merleau-Ponty Phenomenology of Perception [TBA]
  • 11D Gadamer Truth and Method [TBA]
RECOMMENDED READINGS
  • Kearney, Richard.  "Jean-Paul Sartre."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.  51-72.
  • Kearney, Richard.  "Maurice Merleau-Ponty."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.  73-90.
  • Palmer, Richard E.  "Gadamer's Dialectical Hermeneutics" and "Gadamer's Critique of Modern Aesthetic and Historical Consciousness."  Hermeneutics: Interpretation Theory in Schleiermacher, Dilthey, Heidegger and Gadamer.  Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1979.  194-217 and 162-193.
PHILWEB RESOURCES

WEEK TWELVE: PHENOMENOLOGICAL LITERARY THEORY
(Week of November 17)
 

REQUIRED READINGS SEMINAR 1
  • Jean-Paul Sartre "Why Write?" [1948] (pp. 984-992 in Adams; also pp. 1136-1349 in Leitch)
  • Georges Poulet "Penomenology of Reading" [1969] (pp. 1147-1154 in Adams; also pp. 1320-1332 in Leitch)
Summaries:
SEMINAR 2 Summaries:
RECOMMENDED READINGS
  • Freund, Elizabeth.  The Return of the Reader: Reader-Response Criticism.  London: Methuen, 1987.
  • Holub, Robert C.  Reception Theory: a Critical Introduction.  London: Methuen, 1984.
PHILWEB RESOURCES

WEEK 13: PHENOMENOLOGICAL POST-COLONIAL THEORY
(Week of November 24)
 

REQUIRED READINGS SEMINAR 1 Summaries:
SEMINAR 2 Summaries:
RECOMMENDED READINGS
  • Gordon, Lewis.  "Introduction."  Existence in Black: an Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1997.  1-9.

  • Henry, Paget.  "African and Afro-Caribbean Existential Philosophies."  Existence in Black: an Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1997.  13-36.

PHILWEB RESOURCES

FOOTNOTES
 

END OF MODULE THREE
 

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