45.311 Philosophy and Literature

Philosophy and Literature

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5519
Status Active

This course examines the intersection between philosophy and literature. Course content includes detailed study of philosophical works of literature and works of philosophy about Literature. Featured Topics include competing definitions of Literature, silent and performative reading, models for acquiring literary status, Literature and morality, censorship, the role of truth in literary experience, and the relationship between authors, works, fictional characters, readers, and critics.