Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Phl 423 Metaphysics

Philosophical examination of traditional metaphysical issues (such as relation of body and mind, free will and determinism) and of the more influential ontologies (idealism, materialism, dualism). Introduction also to contemporary controversies over the feasibility of metaphysics as a rational discipline (logical positivism and its critics). Also offered for graduate-level credit as Phl 523 and may be taken only once for credit.




Recommended prerequisite: 8 credits in philosophy.
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