College of Liberal Arts
Western Philosophy from the Renaissance, through Descartes and the Rationalists, Hume and the Empiricists, and Kant.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Distinguish perspectives that characterize thought in Great Britain from thought on the Continent during the modern period.
Analyze the development of metaphysical, epistemological, ethical, political or religious issues from the rise of the scientific revolution.
Critically evaluate concepts of the self and its relation to the material world, knowledge and skepticism, morality, or the nature and role of government as these developed during this period.
Interpret current Western religious, psychological, scientific, moral or political conceptions as having evolved from the thought of this period.