The History of Skepticism from Ancient Philosophy to Contemporary Epistemology

This course will present an overview of the history of skepticism. It will start in Ancient times and trace the philosophical discussion through the Middle Ages to Modern philosophy into the twenty first century. Some of the philosophers covered include Sextus Empiricus, Cicero, Augustine, Al-Ghazali, John Buridan, Montaigne, Descartes, Pierre Bayle, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Reid, Nietzsche, G.E More and Wittgenstein.

Undervisningsspråk: kursen ges på engelska

Lärare: Henrik Lagerlund

Aktuellt kursschema:

Schema Tema från den teoretiska filosofins historia

Kurslitteratur:

Book manuscript by the professor will be posted on Athena

Examination: Hemtenta

Närvarokrav:

Närvaro på minst 70% av lektionstillfällena är obligatorisk.