PHIL 530 - Topics in Epistemology
Section: 001 Moral Epistemology
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Advisory Prerequisites:
PHIL,Graduate standing in Philosophy or permission of instructor.
May be elected three times for credit.
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This seminar will study contemporary approaches to moral epistemology, including arguments about the epistemic status of moral intuitions, emotions, and the relation of empirical facts to value judgments. The focus will be on naturalistic approaches to moral inquiry and social dimensions of moral epistemology, and consider interactions with cognitive biases, social psychology, ideology, and studies of ignorance as a feature of moral systems that uphold oppressive social hierarchy. Readings will likely include works by G. A. Cohen, Miranda Fricker, Alison Jaggar, Charles Mills, Peter Railton, Sharon Street, among many others, along with some of my own research.

PHIL 530 - Topics in Epistemology
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001 (LEC)
5Graduate Standing
Tu 4:00PM - 6:30PM
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