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PHIL 508 History of Philosophy: The Early Modern Era to the 20th Century (Humanities Elective)

(Second semester/3 credits) 

An introduction to the primary philosophical movements from the 17th century to the 20th century. This course introduces students to the rationalist and the empiricist traditions, as well as addresses philosophical issues in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political theory. Thinkers covered typically include Hobbes, Descartes and Locke.