Epistemology

Department of Philosophy, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

College of Arts and Law

Details

Code 23954

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 2

Other pre-requisites 60 credits of philosophy

Module description

This module will concern contemporary issues in Epistemology. These include: the nature of epistemic justification (the internalism / externalism debate, the debates between foundationalists and coherentists), the analysis of knowledge, the role of contextual considerations in dealing with scepticism, social epistemology, virtue epistemology, a priori knowledge, epistemic naturalism.