Theory of Knowledge|
Fall 2006 not offered
This course is divided into four sections: knowledge of the world around us; self-knowledge; our knowledge of others; our knowledge from others, or testimony-based knowledge. We will focus on the problems that arise in trying to give a philosophical account of the possibility of knowledge in each of these areas. Topics to be considered include skepticism, subjectivism and objectivity, transcendental arguments, the scheme-content distinction, the naturalization of epistemology, the place of intersubjecivity in knowledge, and whether there is such a thing as practical, as distinct from theoretical, knowledge.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(PHIL)(PHIL-Social Jus)
Readings from Descartes, Kant, Quine, Putnam, Davidson, Stroud, Shoemaker, Wright, Moran, Cavell, Wittgenstein and others.
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