Scepticism

Campus: 
Budapest
Academic Year: 
2019-2020
Term: 
Fall
Credits: 
2.0
ECTS Credits: 
4.0
Course Description: 

The course offers an overview of contemporary responses to scepticism. We'll look at global scepticism as well as more localized challenges concerning our knowledge of other minds, modality, laws, and and a priori truths.

Learning Outcomes: 

Students will master key concepts in the debate. They will become familiar with arguments for and against the contemporary anti-sceptical strategies, and, hopefully, they will develop their own take on the sceptical problematic. 

Assessment: 

30% in-class presentation of one of the readings

70% essay (cca. 2000 words)