Fall 2006 not offered
This seminar will be an intensive study of the science of human nature offered in David Hume's TREATISE ON HUMAN NATURE. We will analyze the implications for philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, moral psychology and political philosophy. Most importantly, we will investigate Hume's attempt to articulate a bold vision of how a thoughtful, feeling person can live one's life in a modern society. Class participation will be encouraged.
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||Prerequisites: (PHIL202 AND [SISP205 or PHIL288]) OR (PHIL202 AND PHIL286) OR (PHIL202 AND PHIL289)
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This is an advanced seminar course not appropriate for those who don't have a solid grounding in fundamentals of philosophical reading and reasoning.
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