Universität Wien FIND

010095 FS Theology of bodiliness (2010W)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 1 - Katholische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work

1. Termin: 14.12.2010 16.00-20.00 Ort: Büro O. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Johann Reikerstorfer, Blocktermine: FR 17.12.2010 14.00-20.00, SA 18.12.2010 9.00-16.30, FR 11.02.2011 14.00 - 20.00, SA 12.02.2011, 9.00 -16.30


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Theology of bodiliness with special respect to Maurice Merleau-Ponty

In August, 2011, the next congress of the European Society for Catholic Theology will take place at Vienna, in which theologians from all over Europe will participate. Theme of the conference is "On the borders of bodiliness", which covers interdisciplinary and theological aspects of bodiliness. In preperation for this event, we will study the phenomenology of Merlau Ponty (1908-1961) which can be regarded as a first and very important theory of bodiliness having influenced philosophers and theologians (e.g. Nancy, Sequeri, et al.).
The seminar is part of the curriculum for doctoral students, but all other students who are willing to study texts which are difficult to understand are welcome to participate.

Assessment and permitted materials

Regular participation and paper.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Knowledge of characteristic features of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology.

Examination topics

We will read and interpret selected passages from Merleau-Ponty's main work "phenomenology of perception".

Reading list

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phänomenologie der Wahrnehmung. Übers. und mit einem Vorw. versehen von Rudolf Boehm. Berlin: de Gruyter 1966/1974 (frz. 1945).

Association in the course directory

für 011 (08W) D31 oder DAM, für 066 793 MAM, für 011 (02W), 012 (02W) und 020 Fächerkontingentseminar 2 oder 3 oder (freies) Wahlfach, LV für Doktorat alt und neu

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