Philosophy 173

Spring 2012

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
173 Leibniz Crockett MWF 3-4 262 Dwinelle

This course will be a detailed examination of several central works of the 17th century philosopher G.W. Leibniz, with an emphasis on his metaphysical views.Topics will include Leibniz’s views on the relation between mind and body, the nature of space and time, the relation between our representations of the world and the world as it is in itself, the nature of substance and material reality, the relation between God and creation, the nature of inter- and intra-substantial causality, and the unity of organic entities.

Enrollment in the class is limited to 20 and is restricted to philosophy majors who have had PHIL 25B or an equivalent course.