Great modern philosophers

The great writings of the “king of disciplines” belong to all of us, and their insights can change your thinking and your life. This course looks at the great modern thinkers, including Hannah Arendt, Friedrich Nietzsche, Soren Kierkegaard, Martin Heidegger, Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. Here is the perfect introduction to some of humanity’s great minds and their landmark books.

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Course plan

Lesson 1. Hannah Arendt
Lesson 2. Jean Baudrillard
Lesson 3. Simone de Beauvoir
Lesson 4. Michel Foucault
Lesson 5. Martin Heidegger
Lesson 6. Soren Kierkegaard
Lesson 7. Friedrich Nietzsche
Lesson 8. Karl Popper
Lesson 9. Jean-Paul Sartre
Lesson 10. Ludwig Wittgenstein
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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