Fall 2020

Early Modern Philosophy

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-218

Formerly listed as: PHIL-18

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Lauren J. Leydon-Hardy (Sections 01 and 02)


A survey of European philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with emphasis on Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. Reading and discussion of selected works of the period.

Limited to 18 students per section. Fall semester. Assistant Professor Leydon-Hardy. 

If Overenrolled: Preference to seniors and Philosophy majors.


Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020