PHIL 3404 – Epistemology

An examination of traditional questions of knowledge, truth, and meaning especially as they are challenged by versions of skepticism and relativism. Special attention will be given to recent controversies, such as the realism-antirealism debate in philosophy of science, feminist critiques of rationality, and the plausibility of 'naturalized' epistemology. Prerequisite: One 2000-level PHIL course and FYS-1104. IV; V