EARLY MOD PHIL: RATIONALISTS
This course explores the wide-ranging philosophical contributions of the
rationalist tradition during the formative 17th and 18th centuries. It
offers a close reading of rival metaphysical systems, examining thinkers
such as Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz. Topics include the nature of
substance, the relation of mind and body, the existence of God, and the
idea of free will, among others.
Antirequisite: Credit cannot be obtained for Phil 2106 and Phil 2113/