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PHIL 242 Making of the Modern Mind

Considers the modern period in philosophy, which, beginning with Descartes and ending with Kant, reflects the radical changes occurring in society at that time resulting, in particular, from the scientific revolution. Analyzes some of those changes, focusing on the major philosophical views of the period. Examines issues of personal identity, knowledge, the existence of God, and the nature of the external world.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required One philosophy course

Course Type

SH

Offered

SH