Universität Wien FIND

180022 EV-L STEOP: Practical Philosophy (2014W)

8.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

This lecture course is an introduction to theoretical philosophy focusing on ten central problems: proofs for the existence of God, causality, the definition of knowledge, epistemological scepticism, personal identity, other minds, rule-following, personal names, tradition and critique in science, realism and instrumentalism in science.

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.10. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 13.10. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 20.10. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 27.10. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 03.11. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 10.11. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 17.11. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 24.11. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 01.12. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 19.01. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Monday 26.01. 17:15 - 19:15 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture course is an introduction to theoretical philosophy focusing on ten central problems: proofs for the existence of God, causality, the definition of knowledge, epistemological scepticism, personal identity, other minds, rule-following, personal names, tradition and critique in science, realism and instrumentalism in science.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aims are an understanding of the listed problems; the ability to reflect critically on suggested solutions; the ability to read and discuss philosophical texts.

Examination topics

Lectures, discussions

Reading list

A reader will be available at the beginning of October.

Association in the course directory

BA (neu) M 1.1 (StEOP Modul 1.1)

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