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851-0125-60L  Introduction to Epistemology

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersN. El Kassar
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractIn this course we will examine fundamental questions of epistemology, e.g. What is knowledge? How are we to conceive of perception? Which beliefs are rational and justified? How do we acquire knowledge? By discussing a selection of seminal philosophical texts we will study fundamental epistemological theories.
Objective- conceptions of fundamental epistemological concepts
- sensitivity to epistemological questions
- capacity to reflect epistemological theories
- capacity to discuss epistemological theories
- reading philosophical texts (including English texts)