PHY 302 Theory of Knowledge

 

Student is made aware of the nature of analytic tools and techniques and their application for the clarification of epistemological issues.

 

Course Content:

                    Definition(s) of knowledge

                    Meaning criteria-(a)verification (b) use

                    Truth Criteria-(a)  correspondence (b) coherence

                    Perception and belief

                    Body-mind problem

                    Causality

                    Universals

                    Problem of Induction.

Recommended Reading: -

1.      Ayer, A.J.1962. Language, Truth and Logic. London, Victor Gollazce, 15 Impression.

2.      Ayer, A.J.1957. The Problem of Knowledge. Pelican books.

3.      Hamlyn, D.W.1971. The Theory of Knowledge. London, Macmillan.

4.      Wittgenstein, L.1953. Philosophical Investigations. Oxford, Basil Black well.

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