Criticism Seminar, Fall 2000:
"Aesthetics, Ethics, Politics"

Tentative Schedule

Date Readings
   
August 28 Stanley Cavell, In Quest of the Ordinary: Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism (selections)
Linda Zerilli, "Doing Without Knowing: Feminism's Politics of the Ordinary"
(Selections made by Melissa Orlie)
September 11 Wittgenstein, Culture, and Value
Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations (selections)
essay on Freud and Wittgenstein
Michael Peters, "Nietzsche and Wittgenstein" (from Peters and Marshall, Wittgenstein: Philosophy, Postmodernism, Pedagogy)
(selections made by Nick Burbules)
September 25 Jacques Bouveresse, Wittgenstein Reads Freud
(suggestion made by Melissa Orlie)
October 9 Nietzsche and Nietzscheans
Peters, "Nietzsche and Wittgenstein" (if not included earlier)
other selections made by Dick Schacht
October 23 Elaine Scarry, On Beauty
(suggestion made by Tim Dean)
November 13 Open
November 27 Open