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PHIL606 KANT`S CRITICAL PHILOSOPHY: REASON AND KNOWLEDGE

Course Code: 2410606
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ELF IRAKMAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Intensive study of Kants Critique of Pure Reason; the problem of metaphysics and the self-criticism of reason; Kants Copernican turn; the constitutive role of concepts in knowledge; the possibility of synthetic a priori knowledge; the cognitive faculties of the human mind; Kants theory of representation; the questions of the ends, the limits and the vocation of human reason.