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Early Modern Philosophy

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-218

Formerly listed as: PHIL-18

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Joshua M. Wood (Section 01)


A survey of European philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with emphasis on Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. Reading and discussion of selected works of the period. Limited to 30 students. Spring semester. Visiting Lecturer Wood.

If Overenrolled: Preference to seniors and Philosophy majors.


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2017-18: Offered in Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017