Course Details

Philosophy 2018-07-09T08:00:18+06:00

Course Title Philosophy

Course ID HUM 231

Course Program Undergraduate,  B.Arch,  

Course Type Core Theory

Credits 2.00

Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK

Semester Level II, Term II

Prerequisite None

Course Offered No

Description Nature and Scope of Philosophy, Functions of Philosophy; Methods of Philosophy: Dogmatism, Criticism and Analysis; Theories of the Origin of Knowledge: Authoritarianism, Empiricism (Francis Bacon, Protagoras, John Locke, George Bishop Berkeley, David Hume, John Stuart Mill, G. E. Moore etc); Rationalism (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Rene Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hegel, Bradeley, Bosanquet), Intuitionism and Critical Theory of Kant; Theories of Evolution: Mechanical, Teleological, Creative and Emergent; Oriental Philosophy: Indian Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy and Japanese Philosophy; Contemporary Philosophy: Phenomenalism and Existentialism, Postmodernism, Logical Positivism, Pragmatism, Structuralism, Continental Philosophy and Frankfort School. Applied Philosophy: Environmental Philosophy.