28 Mar, 2021
History of Philosophy
Aim of the Course
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