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This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have we moved beyond the modern to the postmodern?...
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt

With a focus on Civilization and its Discontents, we examine how Freud’s theories tried to expose profound instincts as they appeared in daily life....
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt II13分鐘
Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt III13分鐘
Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt IV9分鐘
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Sex, Death, Aggression and Guilt--Freud10分鐘

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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness

A reading of Virginia Woolf’s modernist novel To the Lighthouse shows how giving up the search for the “really real” can liberate one to attend to the everyday....
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4 個視頻(共 57 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness II12分鐘
Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness III14分鐘
Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness IV14分鐘
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Intensity and the Ordinary: Art, Loss, Forgiveness--Woolf10分鐘

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The Postmodern Everyday

We go back to Ralph Waldo Emerson and forward to Ludwig Wittgenstein to consider how forms of life and language games need to foundation to be compelling....
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The Postmodern Everyday II13分鐘
The Postmodern Everyday III16分鐘
The Postmodern Everyday IV12分鐘
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The Postmodern Everyday--Emerson and Wittgenstein10分鐘
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創建者 CMMar 12th 2016

Sad to see it end. I loved this course. I thought Professor Roth was a great guide. As I've completed Part 2 I am tempted to go listen to the lectures all over again. This hooked me on MOOCs. 6 stars.

創建者 SCOct 25th 2015

The course is great . I am not a humanities student and english is not my first language , so I find writing essays difficult. I wish there were some easier tests along side the essays. Thank you.

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