Fall 2011

Heidegger and the phenomenological tradition

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-362


Hans Ruin (Section 01)


The course is an in-depth introduction to Heidegger's main work, Being and Time.  We shall situate it in the context of Husserlian phenomenology, hermeneutics, and existential philosophy.  Central problems that will be discussed include being, existence, truth, mortality, and time. The course also touches upon some of the philosophers who critically elaborated Heidegger's thinking, such as Gadamer, Arendt, and Derrida.

One course in Philosophy or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 25 students. Fall semester.  Visiting STINT Fellow Ruin.

PHIL 362 - L/D

Section 01
M 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM COOP 201
W 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM COOP 201

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Being and Time SUNY Press 2010 Martin Heidegger Required Text Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011