The Ancient Quarrel (Philosophy & Tragedy)

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Philosophy

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

The Ancient Quarrel

Fall 2022

Taught By: James Dodd

Section: A

CRN: 14307

Credits: 4

This course will take as its point of departure Soren Kierkegaard's discussion of the relation between ancient and modern tragedy. We will explore Kierkegaard's theses in particular, and issues having to do with the relation between tragic poetry and philosophy in general, with detailed readings of Sophocles' Philoctetes, Shakespeare's Hamlet, and other works both ancient and modern.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Philosophy (LPHI)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

* Seats available but reserved for a specific population.

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:04am EST 12/2/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 2:00pm - 3:40pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 901

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/15/2022