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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 361 - Theory of Knowledge

A critical study of contemporary analytic epistemology. Topics may include belief, evidence, and perception; skepticism and justification; a priori knowledge; induction; knowledge of other minds; the ethics of belief; truth and relativism. Formerly PHIL 461, students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine and critically analyze issues in contemporary epistemology.
  • Critically assess a philosophical position for its implications and its plausibility.
  • Formulate and defend a position or ‘one’s own on these issues, with reference to the relevant positions described in the philosophical literature.
  • Display knowledge of the core concepts and methods of analytic epistemology, and the ability to deploy those concepts and methods in reasoning.
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