PHIL-135: History of Modern Philosophy

Catalog Info

Title when registering
History of Modern Philosophy
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take ENG courses at HFC.
Course Description

A continuation of the history of Western philosophy focusing on the major philosophers and major developments through the twentieth century from Descartes through Wittgenstein. Examines influential currents such as rationalism, empiricism, idealism, romanticism, Marxism, Darwinism, positivism, pragmatism, phenomenology, existentialism and analysis.

MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.