Lehrveranstaltungen im Sommersemester 2013

HS The Scottish Enlightenment Today

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Müller

Kurzname: 06.008.510
Kursnummer: 06.008.510
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Kurzbeschreibung:
Course description 1/2

Beschreibung:
Modern thinking began with the Scottish Enlightenment. In this class, we'll use two bio-graphies of the most representative persons of the Scottish Enlighten¬ment whose thoughts have significantly influenced our own time, Adam Smith and David Hume. Smith is regarded as the founder of modern economics, and Hume's influence on modern history writing and our understanding of the hu¬man mind is widely acknowledged. But what was it that really char¬acterised the thinking of these people beyond the simple descriptions they usually receive? How useful is the Scottish Enlightenment for contemporary problems, and which significant aspects does the enlightened mentality put forward to our un¬derstanding of the world today? The class will help students to come to terms with these two Scots both in their historical contexts and in the present age. Basically there is a cultural studies focus in this class, but students can also write term papers on the language used in the period or the b

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Kurzbeschreibung:
Course description 2/2

Beschreibung:
Basically there is a cultural studies focus in this class, but students can also write term papers on the language used in the period or the biographies as well as on problems of translation. Students can thus get either a kulturwiss. or sprach- / translationswiss. Schein. Texts: Phillipson, Nicholas, Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life, London: Penguin 2011 & Phillipson, Nicholas, David Hume: The Philosopher as Historian, London: Penguin 2011.

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Termine:

Datum (Wochentag)UhrzeitOrt
16.04.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
23.04.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
30.04.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
07.05.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
14.05.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
21.05.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
28.05.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
04.06.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
11.06.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
18.06.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
25.06.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
02.07.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
09.07.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude
16.07.2013 (Dienstag)14.40 - 16.10 UhrA.236 Arbeitsraum
8511 - FAS Hauptgebäude

Semester: SoSe 2013