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PLSI 786 : Great Theorists: Walter Benjamin

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Walter Benjamin, one of the premier thinkers of the 20th century, and a major influence on figures such as Hannah Arendt, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault and others. To thoroughly examine Benjamin is to make inquiries into the basis of thought for the previous century as well as our own. This course is offered as PLSI 786, GER 786, and HUM 725. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
Units: 3
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