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PHIL V3740 Hermeneutics and the Humanities. 3 points.

Not offered during 2019-20 academic year.

Readings and discussion pertaining to the role of interpretation in our understanding of texts, institutions, and practices. Special emphasis on the nature of historical knowledge and competing contemporary accounts of the political and epistemological status of the humanities and social sciences. Authors include Dilthey, Gadamer, Foucault, Bourdieu.