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PHIL 5 HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A
A survey of the major trends of philosophical thought from the 16th century to the 18th century. Major figures will include Descartes, Hume, and Kant. Investigates the evolving theories concerning man’s nature, value systems, views of the social order, the nature of knowledge, the nature of mind, the uses of language, and the universe and our place within it. Students will be encouraged to formulate their own critically reflective points of view with regard to the theories put forth.
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