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Modern philosophy: Spinoza, Leibniz and Kant PY3125

Modern philosophy: Spinoza, Leibniz and Kant is a study of the main works of Spinoza, Leibniz and Kant.

Pre-requisites / co-requisites

Modern philosophy: Descartes, Locke, Berkeley and Hume (PY1065) must be taken at the same time or already have been passed.

Topics covered

This course focuses on the rationalist tradition in modern philosophy, and begins the study of Kant. As with the other courses in modern philosophy, this one is concerned primarily with the epistemological and metaphysical views of these thinkers.

Assessment

One three-hour unseen written examination.

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