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PHIL 315 001 (Lecture)

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.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 08, 2020)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 17, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
February 14, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue Thu11:0012:30Frederic Lasserre104
Instructor: SABOURIN, CHARLOTTE


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:43
Currently Registered:35
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-  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. The course instructor will be Dr. Charlotte Sabourin.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding 2/E Required HUME 9780872202290
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (Trans Ellington) 2/E Required KANT 9780872205932
Vindication of The Rights of Woman ( Barnard and White) Required WOLLSTONECRAFT 9781603849388