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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy (PHIL)
PHIL
4000
Special Topics in the History of Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Spring 2018
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
juniors
No
No
PHIL 2111, or PHIL 2112, or PHIL 3113 or PHIL 4193
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In-depth reading of two Kantian masterpieces, Critique of Pure Reason (1781; second edition 1787) and Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals.
A) Understand the central doctrines, concepts, and arguments from landmark works in the history of philosophy. You’ll do so both through course discussion and by learning how to read difficult and often obscure texts.

B) Understand the historical and philosophical milieu in which ideas came to prominence.

C) Produce a seminar length, independently researched, and high quality philosophy paper that engages a central text, debate, or figure in the history of philosophy.

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Key: 10872