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Early Mod European Philosophy


Introduction to philosophy in the early modern period, i.e., the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Emphasis on metaphysical and epistemological issues in the work of philosophers selected from this list: Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Kant.

Students entering 2012 or after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies one half of the Religion and Philosophy distribution requirement.
Counts as a Western Europe area course in the International Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.