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180104 SE Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe - Philosophy, Politics, Art (2016S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

This seminar will provide different forays into the work of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, one of the most important French philosophers during the last decades.

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 45 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to space constraints, the seminar will have to be limited to 35 participants!

Tuesday 15.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 23.05. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 24.05. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 06.06. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 07.06. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 20.06. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 21.06. 08:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

All texts to be discussed in the seminar will be made available in form of a reader. This seminar will examine seminal texts by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Particular emphasis will be put on his readings of Hölderlin, Wagner, Freud, Heidegger, Celan, as well as on his Auseinandersetzungen with Theodor W. Adorno and Alain Badiou.

Assessment and permitted materials

In order to receive a grade for this seminar, students have to either give a presentation or write a paper. The presentation has to be 30 minutes long, and it has to be submitted in elaborated and written form to the instructor on the day of the presentation; moreover, each presenter has to provide a one-page summary of her/his presentation and distribute to all participants at the beginning of class. As to the paper, it has to be 20 pages long (1 1/2 spaces). The topic of the paper can be determined in consultation with the instructor.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students in the seminar will have to perform close readings of the course material; the seminar will also provide students with the opportunity to hone both their presentation and writing skills.

Examination topics

The seminar will consist of presentations and class discussions.

Reading list

The seminar participants will closely examine (excerpts from) the following texts by Lacoue-Labarthe: Typography; Heidegger, Art, Politics; "The Nazi Myth"; "The Jewish People Does Not Dream"; Poetry as Experience; Musica Ficta; Heidegger and the Politics of Poetry.
Recommended Secondary Literature: Andre Hirt, Un Homme litteral; John Martis, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe; Alison Ross, The Aesthetic Paths of Philosophy; Martin Jörg Schäfer, Schmerz zum Mitsein; Erik M. Vogt, Ästhetisch-Politische Lektüren zum "Fall Wagner".

Association in the course directory

M-11 Gegenwart
M-13 Geschlecht und Gesellschaft
PP 57.3.6, PP 57.3.7, UF PP 09

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