Theory of Knowledge

Lit only by the yellow light of a window, an old man sits in thought under a winding stair.

Philosopher in Meditation, oil on wood by Rembrandt, 1632; in the Musee du Louvre, Paris. (Image courtesy of WebMuseum: http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/.)

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MIT Course Number

24.211

As Taught In

Fall 2003

Level

Undergraduate

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This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment.

Hawley, Patrick. 24.211 Theory of Knowledge, Fall 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-211-theory-of-knowledge-fall-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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