PHL411 Metaphysics and Epistemology (16)
Enrolment restrictions: Students may enrol in this subject only if they gain admission into the BA (Hons) in philosophy. Students will need access to the internet.
This subject deals with central topics in metaphysics and epistemology, including the mind-body problem, the problem of free will and determinism, whether there is a god, the relation between language and the world, the nature of knowledge and of how such knowledge is possible, the question of realism versus idealism, to name some. It will proceed by way of engagement with influential texts by classical and contemporary philosophers.