Course ObjectiveThe student:
- Has a basic understanding of the history of modern philosophy,
specifically the period ranging from Descartes to Brentano;
- knows some of the important figures of this period (i.a. Descartes,
Leibniz, Hume, Du Chatelet, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Marx, Paulsen, and
Brentano) and their theories;
- can distinguish rationalist, empiricist, skeptical, critical,
idealist, and existential theories
Course Content- Introduction to the philosophers and theories mentioned above
- study of primary texts, individually and in class;
- the historical context in which these philosophers and theories
- the sense and use of history of philosophy;
- reading and understanding the original sources.
Method of AssessmentWritten examination
LiteratureA selection of texts will be made available through Canvas.
Recommended background knowledgeCourses in the history of ancient and medieval philosophy
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. C. Ierna MSc|
|Examiner||dr. C. Ierna MSc|
dr. C. Ierna MSc
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