Faculty of Arts


PHIL 309

From Descartes to Hume


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for PHIL 309.

Description

Examines important developments in seventeenth and eighteenth-century philosophy. It will look at refinements in philosophical methodology during this period and their impact on metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind and ethics.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

Meditations by Rene Descartes
An Inquiry into the Original of Our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue by Francis Hutcheson
Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous by George Berkeley
An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Points

PHIL 309: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and 15 points at Stage II in Philosophy

Restrictions

PHIL 208, 267, 328


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