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Arthur I Fine
PHIL 350
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Epistemology

Nature, definition, and possibility of knowledge.

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We will treat a number of questions, drawn from classical and contemporary sources, about knowledge. What is it? What are the kinds and limitations of knowledge? How do we acquire or improve knowledge? Is knowledge possible at all (skepticism)? What good is knowledge, anyway?

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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 Gina S Gould
Date: 11/01/2002