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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRMN 420 - The Enlightenment in Germany

Fall/Spring (3) Leventhal Prerequisite(s): A GRMN 300-level class or consent of instructor

What was the German Enlightenment, and what role did it play in the larger international (and on-going) debates about the nature of human beings? Is Communism a product of the Enlightenment? How could Germany produce Lessing and Goethe as well as the Holocaust? Readings from Mendelssohn, Lessing, Kant, Marx, Hegel, Adorno and Habermas etc.