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Hume, Kant and the Eighteenth Century Summer Session 2011 Basic Information Course number: 01:730:308 Schedule: Classes will be held Monday through Thursday, from 10:15am to 12:55pm. The first class will be on July 11 th , the last on the 17 th of August. Location: CI 203 CAC Instructor: Tom Donaldson Office: 3 Seminary Place; Room 113. Email: [email protected] Office hours: 1pm-2pm after each class (& other times by arrangement – email me!). My room is number 113, 3 Seminary Place. Course Description We will discuss some metaphysical and epistemological debates from the eighteenth century, with emphasis on Hume and Kant. Course Goals By the end of the course, students should be competent at reading philosophical prose in eighteenth century English, and translations from philosophers of the same period who wrote in other languages. Students should also be competent at critically evaluating philosophical arguments of the time. In particular, students should understand: Hume and Kant’s discussions of arguments for theism. Hume’s views on miracles, and Price’s reply. Berkeley’s metaphysics.
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