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FRENCH 3KK3 Revolutionary Lit. Before Rev

Academic Year: Fall 2016

Term: Fall

Day/Evening: D

Instructor: Dr. William Hanley

Email: hanleyw@mcmaster.ca

Office: Togo Salmon Hall 526

Phone: 905-525-9140 x 24778

Website:

Office Hours: mardi 1:30-2:30 vendredi 10:30-11:30



Course Objectives:

On a deux objectifs dans ce cours: examiner l’esprit critique des philosophes

            Dans le contexte du 18e siècle ; et déterminer la pertinence du message des

            philosophes du vingtième siècle.


Textbooks, Materials & Fees:

Textes Obligatoires :

            Voltaire                       Candide

            Voltaire                       L’Ingénu

            Beaumarchais             Le Barbier de Séville

            Beaumarchais             Le Mariage de Figaro

            Lagarde et Michard    XVIIIe siècle

 


Method of Assessment:

Contenu et méthode :

            On étudie deux contes de Voltaire, une sélection des écrits de Rousseau et

            deux pièces de Beaumarchais.

 

            Deux aspects des écrits des philosophes nous préoccupent : leur place dans

            l’histoire des idées et leur méthode critique.

Système de notation :

            Dissertation                45%   (le 11 octobre 2016)

            Examen                       45%

            Participation               10%


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Other Course Information:

Essai :

            - critères : expression, organisation, clarté, originalité, exactitude,

                              profondeur, compréhension du texte.

            - bibliographie obligatoire – au moins 3 ouvrages critiques – pas de sites web.