PHLC35H3 Topics in Early Modern Philosophy: Rationalism

In this course we study the major figures of early modern rationalism, Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, with a particular emphasis on topics such as substance, knowledge and sense perception, the mind-body problem, and the existence and nature of God.

Prerequisite: 

Any 4.5 credits and [an additional 1.5 credits in PHL courses, of which 0.5 credit must be from the History of Philosophy area of focus see Table 1.0 for reference]

Exclusion: 

PHL310H

Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies