PHIL 226 The Age of Reason and Its Legacy

The nature of reality, knowledge, and experience as portrayed by thinkers such as the Rationalists (Descartes, Leibniz, and Spinoza), the Empiricists (Locke, Berkeley, and Hume), Kant, and Reid. The legacy of these thinkers as reflected in standard notions of causality, truth, proof, and argument will be explored in relation to contemporary thinkers.




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