This subject engages with a number of problems that have been central to the Western philosophical tradition. These are basic problems in what is called epistemology (the theory of knowledge) and metaphysics (the study of the nature of reality). They include: How, if at all, is knowledge possible? What is the relation between the mind and the body? Do we have free will?
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Not for students who have completed PHL102
1. Philosophical Theory:
analysis and argument
2. A selection from problems concerning:
b) other minds
c) the meaning of words
d) mind and body
f) the meaning of life
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