Postgraduate Course: Contemporary Debates in Epistemology II (PHIL11181)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course introduces students to cutting-edge research in contemporary epistemology.
This course introduces students to cutting-edge research in contemporary epistemology. Students will (i) attend meetings of the Epistemology Research Seminar (at which visiting speakers present their research), (ii) participate in tutorials, and (iii) develop a research paper under the supervision of one of the members of Edinburgh's Epistemology Research Cluster.
Information on the Epistemology Research Cluster can be found at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/ppls/philosophy/research/areas/epistemology
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- discuss the latest cutting edge research in epistemology (as presented by Epistemology Research Group speakers)
- engage critically in contemporary debates in epistemology
- formulate questions and positions of relevance in contemporary epistemology skills in writing a short critical paper on a current theme in epistemology
|Readings will include new or in-progress papers by ERG speakers, as well as relevant background papers, to be determined by the speaker and announced before each tutorial.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Reading, understanding and critically engaging with the latest epistemology research; critical thinking; constructive oral engagement; essay writing.
|Course organiser||Dr Martin Smith
Tel: (0131 6)50 3654
|Course secretary||Ms Becky Verdon
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002