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Making of the Modern Mind

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: One course in philosophy or consent of the instructor. Considers the modern period in philosophy, which, beginning with Descartes and ending with Kant, reflects the radical changes occurring in society at that time resulting, in particular, from the scientific revolution. Analyzes some of those changes, focusing on the major philosophical views of the period. Examines issues of personal identity, knowledge, the existence of God, and the nature of the external world.

Course details

  • Course number: PHIL-242
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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