Nihilism in contemporary culture


This course explores the philosophical foundations of nihilism, its influence on literature, art, postmodernism, and contemporary media and culture, covering key thinkers such as Nietzsche, Heidegger, Camus, Sartre, Baudrillard, and Foucault.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of nihilism's impact on contemporary culture, developing critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze and interpret nihilistic themes in various cultural expressions.

Course program

Philosophical Foundations of Nihilism
Nihilism and Existentialism in Literature
Nihilism in Contemporary Art Movements
Postmodernism and Nihilism
Nihilism in Modern Media and Culture
Nihilism and the Crisis of Meaning in the Digital Age