W7351
Epistemology

This unit examines human knowledge starting with the classic Thomistic perspective and moves toward Kantian and post-Kantian epistemological turns.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Humanities in the Christian Tradition

Sub Discipline

Philosophy

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

W7106 Ancient and Early Medieval Philosophy or
W7109 Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Give 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 understanding to more contemporary debates.
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