|BS (BBA) – II|
|Course Title : HISTORY OF IDEAS
Course Number : BA (BS) – 322
Credit Hours: 03
The fundamental objective of this course is to provide exposition about the Enlightenment Thought. The Age of Enlightenment in Europe is considered to be a cultural movement of intellectuals beginning in late 17th and 18th century emphasizing reason and individualism rather
than tradition. Pre–enlightenment period and the rise of enlightenment to its critique will be discussed in the course.
- What is Enlightenment? – A critical perspective.
- Difference between Classical Period and Dark Ages
- Why religious domain is not considered to be enlightenment?
- Religious Institutionalization
- Discursive Practices
- Protestantization of Christianity
- Scottish Enlightenment
- Cartesian Meditations
- Deception (Meditations)
13.1. Anthropocentricity13.1.1. Individualism13.1.2. Collectivism13.2. Freedom13.2.1. Individualistic13.2.2. Collectivistic13.3. Rationality13.3.1. Static13.3.2. Dialectic
- Freedom (Humanism)
- Liberty and Commerce
- Knowledge and Freedom
- Post Colonialism
- Philosophy of History (Georg Hegel)
- Philosophy of History (Karl Marx)
- Philosophy of History (Immanuel Kant)
- Philosophy of History (Socrates)
- Philosophy of History (Plato)
- Philosophy of History (Aristotle)
- Philosophy of History (Augustine)
- Philosophy of History (Machiavelli)
- Philosophy of History (Hobbes)
J. M. Beach, (2010). What is Enlightenment? A History & Sociology of Knowledge, Southwest Press, Create Space Independent Publishing Platform.
René Descartes, (1996). Meditations on First Philosophy: Cambridge University Press,Cambridge.
Samuel Fleischacker, (2013). What is Enlightenment? 1st Edition, Routledge Publisher.
- Immanuel Kant.(2015). What is Enlightenment?, The Perfect Library Publishers.
Immanuel Kant, (2013). A Critique of Pure Reason, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
G. W. F. Hegel and A. V. Miller, (1976). Phenomenology of Spirit, New Edition, Oxford University Press.
- G. W. F. Hegel, (2004). The Philosophy of History, Reissue Edition, Dover Publications.
R. G. Collingwood, Jan van der Dussen, (1994). The Idea of History, Revised Edition, Oxford University Press.
Michel Foucault, (1984).What is Enlightenment? & Madness, The Absence of Work, Pantheon Publisher.
John Gray, (2007). Enlightenment’s Wake: Politics and Culture at the Close of the Modern Age, 1st Edition, Routledge Publishers.
Anthony Pagden, (2013). The Enlightenment, 1st Edition, Random HousePublisher.
- Aristophanes, (2000). Clouds,Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
- Plato, (2008). The Republic, Oxford University Press.
Aristotle, (2013). The Politics, 2nd Edition, Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Machiavelli, (2008). The Prince, 1st Edition, Oxford University Press.
- Hobbes, (2008). Leviathan, Reissue Edition, Oxford University Press.