This course is offered in Dutch. Some of the descriptions may therefore only be available in Dutch.
Course Objective• Students will learn about the origins, historical development,
characteristic features, and diversity of the methods of analytic
philosophy in several of the major subfields of philosophy.
• Students will learn to recognize and employ characteristically
• Students will become familiar with some of the criticisms of the
methods of analytics philosophy and replies to those criticisms.
• Students will be able to recognize and employ analytical methods in
metaphysics, and epistemology.
• Students will be able to reflect critically on the possibilities and
limitations of analytic methods, also in comparison to the ‘continental
style’ of doing philosophy.
• Students will improve their writing and presentation skills.
Course ContentThis course offers a presentation of the analytic approach to doing
philosophy through the intensive study of texts representing the
Teaching MethodsLectures and interactive seminars
Method of AssessmentShort papers
Entry RequirementsEpistemologie, Metafysics, Ethiek I & II, Politieke Filosofie, Logica
LiteratureSelected recent papers and book chapters, as specified in the course
Target AudienceBA3 Philosophy
Additional InformationThis course is obligatory in the third year. Attendance is compulsory.
|Language of Tuition||Dutch|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. R. van Woudenberg|
|Examiner||prof. dr. R. van Woudenberg|
prof. dr. R. van Woudenberg
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