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Cass J Weller
PHIL 322
Seattle Campus

Modern Philosophy

Examination of metaphysical and epistemological problems from the works of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant.

Class description

In this course we survey the philosophical theories of knowledge, mind and reality developed by major European philosophers of the 17th and 18th century occasioned by the emerging Galilean-Newtonian scientific world-view.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Beverly A Wessel
Date: 02/19/2002