W7251
Epistemology

The unit Epistemology examines fundamental questions and problems concerning the nature and scope of human knowledge, including from an Aristotelian-Thomistic perspective and selected modern approaches. It is an Elective unit and forms part of a Major in Philosophy.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Humanities in the Christian Tradition

Sub Discipline

Philosophy

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

W7110 Ancient and Early Medieval Philosophy or W7112 Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Articulate a coherent account of human knowing
  2. Analyse the notion of science in its various modes
  3. Distinguish different kinds of knowledge
  4. Assess knowledge claims in different contexts
  5. Apply classical accounts of human knowing to modern or more contemporary debates.
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