COURSE: 15-396 Metaphysics and Epistemology (3)
This course explores viewpoints concerning the fundamental nature of reality and the process and limitations of human knowledge. Among the positions covered are idealism, realism, empiricism, rationalism, phenomenology and relativism. Topics include appearance and reality, mind and matter, space and time, and objectivity and subjectivity. Prerequisite: 15-100 Introduction to Philosophy or the consent of the instructor.