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PL 212 Overview

This course examines the development of the Western philosophical tradition during the Early Modern period from Descartes to Kant. Topics include: the crisis in classical metaphysics brought about by the Scientific Revolution; the Rationalist and the Empiricist movements as attempts to provide a new philosophical foundation for science; and the efforts by Kant to overcome the contradictions between Rationalism and Empiricism.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PL