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Fall 2017 Course Catalog 
Fall 2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 102 - Philosophy/Modern

3 credits

This course is designed to acquaint the students with the continental rationalists Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza. It contrasts their assumptions and methods with those of the British rationalists Locke, Berkley and Hume. The course concludes with attempts by Kant and by the American pragmatists to synthesize these divergent views.

Pre or Corequisites: Successful completion of prerequisite course ENG 92 - Writing for College 2  or ESL 122 - Introduction to Academic Writing 2 , or appropriate course placement. Alternatively, students may take this course if they have completed ENG 101 - Writing and Research  or are taking it as a corequisite.