An introduction to epistemology, which is concerned with questions about knowledge, belief, evidence, and intellectual conduct and character. This course focuses on selected issues in epistemology with the aim of providing a survey of contemporary work. Possible topics include the nature of knowledge and justification, probability, epistemic norms of assertion and action, philosophical skepticism, the value of knowledge, disagreement, intellectual virtue, and epistemic injustice. Prerequisite: one course in Philosophy at the 100 or 200 level, or permission of the instructor. Priority given to majors in Philosophy.
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS HUM; FA HUM; AR HUM