The study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

An incredibly short introduction to the key ideas in the history of continental philosophy.

Terry McDonough

Lecturer in Linguistics. Interested in cognition, ideology and philosophy of language. Also like cake and dodgy French novels.

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Most philosophy courses start with Plato and follow his lineage; this will be a little different. We'll start earlier with the pre-socratic Heroclitus (nice name for a cat) and move through to the 20th century phenomenologists. This is a rebel's guide to philosophy, dangerous rather than ideal. It's also bias and firmly rooted in the continental tradition. There be no analytics here!