This course is an introduction to central philosophical issues in metaphysics and epistemology. Students will consider the nature of reality and the nature of knowledge through close engagement with historical sources. Metaphysical topics may include dualism, idealism, materialism, free will, personal identity, and the existence of God. Epistemological topics may include rationalism, empiricism, skepticism, relativism, evidentialism, fideism, and pragmatism.
Note: Restricted to Arts and Sciences and Open Studies