Universität Wien FIND

180090 EV-L STEOP: Theoretical Philosophy (2016W)

8.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
STEOP

This is an introduction to theoretical philosophy. Central topics will be:

- the concept of knowledge

- epistemic scepticism

- causality

- social construction

- personal identity

- the problem of other minds

- personal names

- slurs

- tradition and critique in science

- realism and instrumentalism

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

None

Thursday 06.10. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 13.10. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 20.10. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 27.10. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 03.11. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 10.11. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Thursday 17.11. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Saturday 19.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 24.11. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32
Saturday 26.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 01.12. 13:15 - 15:30 Hörsaal A UniCampus Zugang Hof 2 2F-EG-32

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim is an understanding of some central themes of theoretical philosophy. The contents are as given above. Method: lectures and discussion (primarily) in the tutorials.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam -- as auxiliary means are permitted only dictionaries, in case the mother tongue is not German

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The ability to present some basic concepts and ideas at least roughly.

Examination topics

The material fo the lectures and the literature mentioned

Reading list

On Moodle and in the Reader

Association in the course directory

BA M 1.1 (StEOP Modul 1.1)

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:52