Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PHI                                     Course Number: 374                                    
Course Title: Epistemology
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course investigates the nature of knowledge. It will focus on what counts as knowledge, how we come to acquire knowledge, whether knowledge has a true foundation, what the sources of knowledge are, and skepticism about knowledge. This course will also investigate serious challenges to contemporary analytic epistemology. We will read historical and contemporary contributions to these debates.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 201, and PHI 231 or permission of the instructor.
Start Date:    01/28/2010                         End Date: