Rationalism and Empiricism
This course is a survey of 17th and 18th-century philosophy meant to
fulfill a core requirement in the 2-year MA program. However, those
who would like to attain a broad knowledge of this area of philosophy
may enroll, with instructor’s permission. Topics will include
knowledge and skepticism, the mind-body problem, the nature of
substance, necessity and contingency, causation, primary and secondary
qualities and personal identity.