|Course code module||FLWFA08100|
|Study load (hours)||140|
|Instructor(s)||Geert Van Eekert|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Knowledge of the main themes and figures of the history of western philosophy is required.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Knowledge of and insight into the main definitions of metaphysics pervading the tradition of western philosophy including Hegel, and of the main radical critiques of metaphysics since Hegel.
3. Course content
The first part will be an introduction into the philosophical import of five main definitions of metaphysics (defended by Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Descartes, Kant and Hegel); in the second part, we will discuss the main radical critiques on metaphysics, investigate the meaning of 'the end of metaphysics', and Heidegger's overcoming metaphysics will be introduced.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesSeminars (possible question and answer sessions)
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparationClosed bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Reader including the main philosophical texts that will be discussed during the lectures. This reader will be published by Universitas
7. Recommended reading - study material
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