202737 Basic Problems in the History of Philosophy: Embodiment

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Basic Problems in the History of Philosophy: Embodiment
VU 2
not applicable

Recent years have seen a growing interest in the question of embodiment. In our lecture, we will discuss the most important historical and contemporary conceptions of embodiment.

  • Conceptions of embodiment prior to Descartes
  • Cartesian conceptions of embodiment
  • Embodiment in phenomenology
  • Contemporary conceptions of embodiment

Lecture inputs, reading assignments and discussion.

Written or oral exam.

Will be announced during the course.

For BA Philosophie an der Katholisch-Theologischen Fakultät (C 033 194): positive completion of compulsory module 3.

This course is organized in cooperation with the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen. Please note that for admission you have to be a registered student of the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen (incl. tuition fee), additionally to the admission requirements of the University of Innsbruck. More information on the admission in Brixen: http://www.hs-itb.it/de/hochschulstudium/philosophie-studieren-in-brixen.html.

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