Universität Wien FIND

180077 EV-L STEOP: Practical Philosophy (2015S)

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 02.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 09.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 16.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 23.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 13.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 20.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 27.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 04.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 11.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 18.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 08.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 15.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50
Monday 29.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Audimax Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft, Gymnasiumstraße 50

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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 March. The texts will also be on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

BA M 1.1 (StEOP Modul 1.1)

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