Amy M Schmitter
Pronouns: she/her, or they/their
Professor, Faculty of Arts - Philosophy Dept
2-70 Assiniboia Hall
9137 116 St NWEdmonton ABT6G 2E7
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Philosophy
History of Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, History of Metaphysics & Philosophy of Mind, History of Theories of Emotions, Feminist Approaches to the History of Philosophy.
An introduction to the classical problems of philosophy through study and critical discussion of selected philosophical classics and contemporary works. Emphasis will be placed on questions of the nature and extent of human knowledge and classic problems about the nature of reality and our place in it.
A survey of Philosophy in the 17th- and 18th centuries. Philosophers studied may include Descartes, Leibniz, Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.
Topics concerning the early modern philosophical tradition. Prerequisite: At least *6 in PHIL, *3 of which must be at the 200-level, or consent of Department