PHIL 440: AMERICAN RESPONSES TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT
PHIL 440: American Philosophy
The General Catalog Description
PHIL 440: American Responses to the Enlightenment
Donald Gelpi, S.J.
This course will study the rise of Enlightenment Modernity in the American colonies and in the early 19th century US as well as its critique by American Transcendentalists and by American Pragmatists. Figures studied: Franklin, the Federalists, Jefferson, Allen, Palmer, Emerson, Parker, Brownson, Abbot, Peirce, Royce.