Jun 19, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAPR 914 - Modern Russian Thought: Philosophy, Literature, Mysticism

3 credits
“Cultivates an understanding of modern Russian thought in its various manifestations and an acquaintance with a critical appreciation of the thinkers discussed. A special attention is paid to comparative and interdisciplinary issues, focusing on “”Russia and the West”“, and how Russian intellectuals reacted to the challenge of Western thought and culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. Students read and discuss the works of many prominent Russian philosophers, including Nikolai Berdiaev and Lev Shestov, a Russian ?migr? mystic and founder of Theosophy, Elena Blavatsky, as well as world renowned Russian writers, Lev Tolstoi, Fiodor Dostoevskii. “

Prerequisites LACR*102 or LACR*103