GERMAN 309 - Imagination
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
See additional student enrollment and course instructor information to guide you in your decision making.

Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course hypothesizes that imagination can be a rigorous and objective faculty. What is its relationship to rationality? To insight and innovation? Does some form of imagination have a place in science and ethics? The key faculty of metaphorical thinking will be considered in some depth, as will the function of imagination in scientific discovery, the psychology of perception, politics, and visual art.

Course Requirements:

Students are expected to write two short papers (10 pp.) The heart of this course will be a series of seminars, in which students will present on topics of their choice.

Intended Audience:

This course is taught ENTIRELY IN ENGLISH, and it has no prerequisites. It is most like a course in philosophy or intellectual history, but it’s open to and intended for anyone who feels a strong desire to understand the roots of creativity.

Schedule

GERMAN 309 - Imagination
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
25925
Open
6
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Textbooks/Other Materials

The partner U-M / Barnes & Noble Education textbook website is the official way for U-M students to view their upcoming textbook or course material needs, whether they choose to buy from Barnes & Noble Education or not. Students also can view a customized list of their specific textbook needs by clicking a "View/Buy Textbooks" link in their course schedule in Wolverine Access.

Click the button below to view and buy textbooks for GERMAN 309.001

View/Buy Textbooks

Syllabi

Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for GERMAN 309 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi

CourseProfile (Atlas)

The Atlas system, developed by the Center for Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (Atlas)