Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Park, Peter
Discipline and Number
PHIL 4308 Section 001
MW Time 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Course Title
Theories of Knowledge

Description of Course:


Required Texts:

Plato, and Donald J. Zeyl. Gorgias. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1986. ISBN 978-0872200166
Plato, William C. Scott, and Richard W. Sterling. The Republic: A New Translation. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1996. ISBN 978-0393314670
Aristotle. Metaphysics (excerpt)
Mates, Benson. The Skeptic Way: Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism, translation with introduction and commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996) ISBN 0195092139
Graham, A. C. Chuang-Tzu: The Inner Chapters. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2001. ISBN 978-0872205819
Nagarjuna, and Jay L. Garfield. The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way. Translation with commentary. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0195093360
Descartes, René. Discourse on Method & Meditations on First Philosophy. Edited by Donald A. Cress. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998. ISBN 0872204200
Locke, John. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, abridged. Edited by Kenneth P. Wrinkler. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1996. ISBN 978-0872202160
Hume, David. An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Edited by Tom L. Beauchamp. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. ISBN 978-0198752486
James, William. Pragmatism and Other Essays. Edited by Giles Gunn. New York: Penguin, 2000. ISBN 0140437355
Wittgenstein, Ludwig. [To be determined.]

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

regular attendance and participation, two mid-term essays, and one final essay

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