Course: PHIL 350. Epistemology (4)
Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division writing requirement; 3 units of philosophy. An investigation into ways of acquiring knowledge and into traditional epistemological problems. Attention will be given to major positions, such as empiricism and rationalism, foundationalism and coherentism, and skepticism, and to theories of knowledge, such as reliabilism and contextualism. The course also will include regular sessions on philosophical writing and methodology. Regular written assignments will be required.