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180129 VO-L Nowhere Land as a place of poitical desire and anxiety (2020W)

Political Utopias as a topic in philosophy, literature and popularculture

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

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Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The lecture will be held via Moodle.

Wednesday 14.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 21.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 28.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 04.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 11.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 18.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 25.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 02.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 09.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 16.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 13.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 20.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 27.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture tries to give an overview about political utopies and dystopies from the renaissance to our time. We will try to find out characteristic element of utopian thinking, the relation to political ideolgies ans to answer the question, if the utopian element is the general drive of political action or if utopies are just a category of political critique.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination via Internet at the end of the semester. Answer of a question in form of a structured essay.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Detailed knowledge about the most important utopies and dystopies. ood arguments in answering the raised questions.

Examination topics

Elementary Book: Richard Saage, Politische Utopien der Neuzeit. Literature which is posted on Moodle. During the lecture information about relevant topics for the test will be given.

Reading list

Richard Saage, Politische Utopien der Neuzeit
Additional literature on Moodle

Association in the course directory

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