Fall 2024 History GU4363 section 001

Pascal and the Modern Self

Pascal and the Modern Sel

Call Number 13529
Day & Time
Location
R 2:10pm-4:00pm
To be announced
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Mark Lilla
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

This seminar will focus particularly on Pascal’s humanistic case for religious faith as a response to Montaigne’s skeptical portrayal of the self.  The aim is to understand all the implications of this encounter for the history of Western thought about human psychology, religion, and politics.

Web Site Vergil
Department History
Enrollment 8 students (13 max) as of 12:06PM Thursday, July 18, 2024
Subject History
Number GU4363
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Note Add to waitlist & email instructor with a statement of inter
Section key 20243HIST4363W001