Topics in 20th Century French Philosophy II (PH9A6-20/30)
TIMING & CATS
This module runs in the Spring Term and is worth 20 or 30 CATS depending on your programme of study.
This module will involve a study of a central theme or a key set of texts in 20th Century French philosophy. The topics and texts studied are likely to vary year-on-year. Readings will be taken from the work of authors such as Merleau-Ponty, Bataille, Lacan, Deleuze, and Foucault. Detailed descriptions of the topics to be studied in a given year are available on the appropriate course material pages.
LEARNING OUTCOMES OR AIMS
By the end of the module, students should have a good understanding of, and be able to discuss critically, a central topic or key set of texts in 20th Century French Philosophy.
In this module students are required to attend weekly 2 hour seminars.
Seminars for 2012-13
Wednesday 11am-1pm in room H4.22/4
- by a 5,000 word essay (for those students taking this module as a 20 CATS module),
- by a 7,500 word essay (for those students taking this module as a 30 CATS module),
- by incorporating the module essay into an extended dissertation (permission for this must be obtained from the module tutor).
Please see here for further detailed information on assessment methods and submission deadlines
BACKGROUND READING AND TEXTBOOKS
Please be aware that these materials may not be relevant to the current version of this module; they are intended primarily for students who took the module in other years.
m dot j dot beistegui at warwick dot ac dot uk