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PHIL 590 Seminar: Special Topics in Philosophy (3 credits)

Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)


Philosophy : Psychoanalysis: a critical examination. Depending on the interests of the class, areas covered would include: psychoanalytic epistemology, psychoanalysis and the pre-socratics, psychoanalysis and tragedy, reasons versus causes in psychoanalysis, hermeneutics, psychoanalytic truth, self-deception, irrationality, paradox, creativity, internal object world and its relation to external objects.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Konstantinos Arvanitakis (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: one course in philosophy
  • Restriction: Seminars are open only to graduate students and final year Philosophy Majors, Honours and Joint Honours students, except by written permission of the Department