UCL European & International Social & Political Studies


UCL European & International Social & Political Studies


ESPS0020 - Nietzsche

Course value: 15 credits
Convenor: Rory Philips
Duration: One term (term 2)
Teaching structure: One-hour lecture and one-hour seminar, this module will be taught fully online
Assessment: 1 assessed essay of 3,000-4,000 words (100%)
Available to: Second Years, Final Years, and Affiliates
Module level: Intermediate

Course Description:

The course is concerned with the philosophical theories of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.

Students read a selection of Nietzsche’s work as well as relevant secondary commentary and criticism.

Students are expected to articulate clearly and evaluate critically Nietzsche’s ideas on a variety of topics.