Deree - Academics - Course Descriptions

PH 3118
Theory of Knowledge - Level 5
Systematic introduction to the major issues and dilemmas in the theory of knowledge. Examination of basic concepts of the theory of knowledge (“beliefs”, “epistemic ideals” etc.) and exploration of themes such as skepticism, falibillism, induction, rationalism/irrationalism, the relativism/objectivism rivalry, the externalism/internalism debate, the methodological individualism - holism controversy, the status and scope of rationality, the fact/value dichotomy, theories of truth.
Prerequisites: PH 1000 or PH 1001
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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