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PHIL 330 - Epistemology: Knowing and Not Knowing


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
An exploration of such issues as evidence, knowledge, skepticism, relativism, truth, and the nature of understanding.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: PHIL 3301.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. read complex texts, create original arguments, analyze the arguments of others, and express these criticisms orally and in writing
  2. demonstrate knowledge of the study of epistemology, including relevant concepts, theories, methods, and historical contexts
  3. write clear, academically rigorous, argumentative essays.


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.



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