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PHIL 414 Topics in the History of Modern Philosophy

Intensive study of a major philosopher or school such as Descartes, Hume, Empiricism, Rationalism, or the British utilitarians.

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Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of PHIL 314, PHIL 315, PHIL 316.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FullPHIL 414 001Web-Oriented Course2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

We pursue a deep dive into the main skeptical writings leading up to Kierkegaard's famous dictum "truth is subjectivity," namely the essay "De Omnibus Dubitandum Est" (1841) and the book Philosophical Crumbs (1844).