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American Philosophy

A study of the major movements and figures in American philosophy and intellectual history. The course examines the diverse philosophical themes in the American tradition, including idealism, 18th-century political theory, transcendentalism and pragmatism. Figures studied include Edwards, Adams, Jefferson, Emerson, Thoreau, James and Dewey. Spring semester.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: WT
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0