1 January 2010

IDS - Way, Truth, Life: (Re)visions of Truth from the PreSocratics to Hegel

This seminar reexamines Western conceptions of truth from the preSocratics to Hegel in light of contemporary debate over the nature and meaning of truth. How and out of what contexts has truth been conceived in the Western tradition? Which contexts have been privileged and which forgotten? How might one's understanding of the Western truth tradition be reconceived to address postmodern concerns? Seminar style, weekly reflections, major paper.

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