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May 9, 2017 by Hyehmi Nolan (hgnolan)
PHIL 4000 : Special Topics in the History of Philosophy
Tue, 09 May 2017 08:04:13 GMT
Mon, 08 May 2017 00:45:21 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Special Topics in the History of Philosophy
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History of Philosophy
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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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