Continental philosophy: Hegel, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche PY3190

Pre-requisites / co-requisites

Modern philosophy: Spinoza, Leibniz and Kant (PY3125) must be taken at the same time or already have been passed.

Topics covered

This course covers the views of Hegel and two post-Hegelian nineteenth-century German philosophers: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche. One is advised to also have some knowledge of Kant’s philosophy.


One three-hour unseen written examination.

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