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PHIL 303. Epistemology

Credits: 3
Department: Philosophy
Description: The nature, value, and possibility of knowledge and justified belief. Sense perception, the a priori, scepticism, epistemic virtue, foundationalism, coherentism, internalism, externalism and naturalism.
Prerequisites: PHIL 211 - PHIL 252, select one.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate epistemological theories of knowledge such as the standard analysis of knowledge as justified, true belief.
2. Articulate theories of justification such as cohernetism, foundationalism and infinitism.
3. Analyze and evaluate theoretical arguments concerning epistemological issues such as the nature of knowledge, skepticism, the nature of justification, the existence of different types of knowledge, and naturalism.

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