Intro to Metaphysics

SMT2704HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the terminology, categories and debates in both classical and modern metaphysics.  No previous philosophy courses are required.  Topics will include the following: categories of being; universals and particulars; substances, essences and accidents; causation; capacity and activity; possibility and necessity; materialism and idealism; realism and anti-realism; and natural theology.  Teaching methods: Lectures and class discussions.  Means of Evaluation: One short paper, two longer papers and class participation.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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