PHIL 306

The Rationalists

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Studies in depth the so-called "continental rationalists". Examines the positions of representative figures, and relates them to each other. Emphasis is on the rationalists' preoccupation with a priori necessary truths and the principle of sufficient reason vis-à-vis their theories of perception and knowledge.


  • 4.5 units of PHIL courses; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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