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The philosophical problem of knowledge and truth

Introduction

This course explores the nature of knowledge and truth, covering topics such as the philosophical problem of knowledge, theories of truth, rationalism and empiricism, the Enlightenment and postmodern relativism, reasoning and argumentation, fallacies, cognitive biases, and the social and cultural aspects of truth.

What you will learn

To develop a deep understanding of the philosophical problem of knowledge and truth, and to acquire critical thinking skills for analyzing and evaluating truth claims in various contexts.

Course program

The Nature of Knowledge and Truth
Theories of Knowledge
The Enlightenment and Postmodern Relativism
Reasoning and Argumentation
Fallacies, Cognitive Biases, and Logic
The Social and Cultural Aspects of Truth
The Ethical Implications of Truth