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PHIL 315 Philosophy in the 18th Century

Survey of 18th-century philosophy from Locke to Kant, including the writings of Berkeley, Rousseau, and Hume. The influence of science and religion on philosophy.

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Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: PHIL 314.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PHIL 315 001Lecture2 Tue Thu11:0012:30

We will study the primary texts by some of the leading contributors to eighteenth-century philosophy, covering both epistemology and metaphysics on the one hand, and moral and political philosophy on the other. We will read John Locke, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, and Mary Wollstonecraft.