Courses: Early Modern Continental Philosophy (PHILH221A01)

Fall 2013

A close analytical reading of selected texts from 17th-century European philosophy. Particular attention is given to Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy and to Spinoza s Ethics. Emphasis is upon an interpretive understanding of the theories of these texts concerning human consciousness and cognition, as well as of their more general theories concerning the nature of human beings in the world.

Prerequisites: One 100 level course or its equivalent, or consent.

Fulfills: HU III

Department

Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Ian Blecher

Location

Haverford, Hall 107

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30