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Martha G. Newman, Chair BUR 529, Mailcode A3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-7737

Spring 2008

R S 356E • Existentialism

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44540 TTh
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
pai 3.02
wag 208

Course Description

Philosophy is often described as the enterprise of reason and rationality. Those philosophers who have been called

Grading Policy

Class participation (including a daily journal) - 25%
Three exams - 25% each


Camus: The Stranger (Random House/ Vintage), The Fall (Random House/ Vintage)

Sartre: Being and Nothingness (Citadel), Transcendence of the Ego in P&E (below), The Emotions (excerpts, handout)

Solomon, ed. Existentialism [E'm] (Modern Library)

Solomon, ed. Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre [DFGT] (Oxford university press)

Solomon, ed. Phenomenology and Existentialism [P & E] (Rowman and Littlefield)


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