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PHIL 175 Modern Philosophy

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Course Description

This course addresses 16th through 18th century philosophy with emphasis on the broad epistemological and metaphysical developments of empiricism and rationalism in philosophical thought from Descartes to Kant. Special topics include the foundation of knowledge, the nature of the human mind, free will, and the foundation of morality.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)
C-ID: PHIL 140