Courses: Science&Morality in Modernity (PHILB102002)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1279
Is knowledge based on reason or perception? Is belief in God incompatible with reason? What are the foundations of morality? These questions and the answers to them had an important influence that shaped modernity. We will consider a range of answers given by a selection of modern philosophers that may include Descartes, Hobbes, Hume, Locke, Kant, Mill, Nietzsche, and Wollstonecraft. Our aim will be to understand these philosophers responses to each other and to evaluate their arguments and thereby develop our own views.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1279 Div: III



Taught By



Bryn Mawr, TAYD

Meeting Times

MW 1:00pm-2:30pm