PHIL 3600
Knowledge, Power and Credibility (3,0,0)
Credits: 3
This course provides an in-depth philosophical study of knowledge. Students explore contemporary theories of knowledge and justification, and investigate the prospects of mainstream theories against the challenges and alternatives. Topics include the evolution of knowledge; feminist challenges to mainstream theories of knowledge; First Nations approaches to knowledge, the politics of credibility; knowledge and injustice, and the role of bias, emotion, and memory in knowledge.
Prerequisite: PHIL 2140 or PHIL 2150 and completion of 45 credits or permission of the instructor