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History of Philosophy
This course aims to examine the various currents of the Modern period.
After exploring the historical background, the course examines the various currents of the modern period: Rationalism, Empiricism, Kantian, Criticism, Idealism.
A seminar style class presentation during the course and an oral examination at the end of the course.
Copleston, Frederick A History of Philosophy. Vols IV, V & VI, New York: Image Books Doubleday, 1946
Frost, Jr, S.E. Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers, New York: Anchor Books Doubleday, 1962²
Russell, B, History of Western Philosophy, London: Routledge, 1961²
Stumpf, S.E, Philosophy: History and Problems, New York: McGraw-Hill Inc., 1971⁵
Sahakian, William H, History of Philosophy, Boston: Burns & Nobles, 1968
Tarnas, Richard, The Passion of The Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View, New York: Ballantine Books, New York, 1991
To be confirmed
Fr. Stephen Lim