Early Modern Philosophy

PHIL 0360 S01 [CRN: 24369]

An introduction to central themes in Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. Major topics include: reason, experience, and knowledge; substance and the nature of the world as it really is; induction, causation, and the origin of our ideas; skepticism, realism, and idealism. Connections are made with the scientific revolution of the 17th century. There will be discussion and advice on ways to approach philosophical reading, research and writing. WRIT
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
11:00 - 11:50 Mon, Wed, Fri - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
04