Course ObjectiveThe course aims at enabling students to identify the historical
background of the problem under discussion, to acquire knowledge of and
insight into a major problem in the history of philosophy; and to carry
out research in the field.
Course ContentThe present course will address the discussions of the relationship
between mind and body as articulated in the writings of Descartes,
Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, and Kant.
Teaching MethodsLectures and seminars
Method of AssessmentThe exam for the present course will include two assignments (of two
thousand words each) in the second and the fourth week of the course,
and a final assignment (of five thousand words) at the end of the
course. The mark of the exam will be based upon the results of the three
papers, according to the ratio paper 1, 20%; paper 2, 20%; paper 3, 60%.
LiteratureA selection of primary texts, which will be specified in the course
Target AudienceStudents in the Master's program Philosophy (2 years)
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. R.W. Munk|
|Examiner||prof. dr. R.W. Munk|
prof. dr. R.W. Munk
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|Teaching Methods||Seminar, Lecture|
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