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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 358 - Seminar: Philosophy of Perception

Next Offered: 2018-2019

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, WADV

An examination of central philosophical problems concerning our cognition of the world by way of the senses. Topics include: the distinction between appearance and reality, knowledge of the external world and of one’s own body, the nature and existence of secondary qualities such as colors and flavors, and the distinction between sensation and perception. The focus will be on recent literature, though some historical readings will be included.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: T. Ganson

Prerequisites & Notes: : Two full courses in Philosophy.

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