Embodiment and the Social (Semester 3)

This course is an exploration of the various ways in which some philosophers have conceptualized the relationship between the self and the other/s. It will also examine how some philosophers have theorized the body.


Since the syllabi in MCPH are dynamic and regularly updated, this reading list is indicative and amenable to modifications in each session.

Friedrich Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit

Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts

Edmund Husserl, Cartesian Meditations

Martin Heidegger, Being and Time

Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness

Martin Buber, I and Thou

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception

Recommended Reading: Michael Theunissen, The Other