PHL388H1: Literature and Philosophy



An examination of the interplay between literature and philosophy, the literary expression of philosophical ideas, the different genres of philosophical writing, the diverse modes of linguistic expression, and the problem of translation or adaption. In any given year the course may focus on any of the following: philosophical themes as explored in literary works (i.e., in plays, poems, etc. by figures not usually considered philosophers); reflections on literature by philosophers; and the literary dimension of philosophical works themselves. Authors studied will vary.

8.0 credits, including 1.5 credits in PHL
Distribution Requirements
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Mode of Delivery
In Class