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PHIL 284: Epistemology (PHIL 184)

This is an advanced introduction to core topics in epistemology -- the philosophical study of human knowledge. Questions covered will include: What is knowledge? Can we know anything outside our own minds? Must all knowledge rest on secure foundations? Does knowing something require knowing that you know it? What are the connections between knowledge and rationality? Does 'knowledge' mean the same in the philosophy classroom as it does in everyday life? Prerequisite Phil 80 or consent of the instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PHIL 284C: Epistemology of Testimony (PHIL 184C)

Many of our beliefs come from others, and not from direct experience. Is testimony a source of fundamental reasons¿reasons that do not have to be supported or validated by other sources like perception or inference? What sort of responsibility does one have to one¿s hearers, when one gives testimony?
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PHIL 284F: Feminist Theories of Knowledge (FEMST 166, PHIL 184F)

Feminist critique of traditional approaches in epistemology and alternative feminist approaches to such topics as reason and rationality, objectivity, experience, truth, the knowing subject, knowledge and values, knowledge and power.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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