Truth and Belief

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Truth and Belief

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy, Religion, Theology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    30 units of credit at Level 1

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Examines a range of philosophical puzzles and problems that have been at the heart of philosophy's history - and that remain at its heart. Focuses on issues about what is real or true, and on issues about what we do and should believe (about reality and truth). Specific topics could include the following (and more): minds and persons; free will and determinism; God and evil; life's meaning; death's harm; properties and essences; theories of truth; theories of evidence; theories of knowledge; observation and reason; and sceptical doubts. Historically important figures, as well as currently influential ones, will be read.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.