In this course, students will be exposed to the rich tradition of German philosophy. Beginning with the emergence of philosophical works written in German in the 14th century, the course follows the historical progression of German philosophy up until the mid-20th century. Along the way, students will be introduced to major and minor figures in the German philosophical tradition. Through this course, students will understand the contributions of German philosophy to German culture and shaping German's national identity. Additionally, students will recognize connections between German philosophy and the wider Western philosophical tradition.