PHIL 4220

PHIL 4220

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Advanced discussion of topics or authors in "modern" Western philosophy (circa the 17th and 18th centuries).

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (KCM-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 6220

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Mind and Action, Then and Now

  • 19045 PHIL 4220   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Spr 22: This course focuses on the influence of early modern views about mind, action, and emotion on 20th century and contemporary philosophy. Topics include: Descartes' influence on phenomenology; current revival of panpsychism; contemporary Spinozistic accounts of belief-formation and emotions; empiricist theories of concepts; skeptical and reductionist views of personal identity.