Amy M Schmitter

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Philosophy Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Philosophy Dept
Email
amy.schmitter@ualberta.ca
Address
2-70 Assiniboia Hall
9137 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E7

Overview

About

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Philosophy



Research

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.

Courses

PHIL 102 - Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality

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.

Fall Term 2020
PHIL 240 - Descartes to Hume

A survey of Philosophy in the 17th- and 18th centuries. Philosophers studied will include Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.

Winter Term 2021
PHIL 442 - 17th- and 18th-Century Continental Philosophy

Topics concerning the early modern philosophical tradition of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz. Prerequisite: At least *6 in PHIL, *3 of which must be at the 200-level, or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
PHIL 546 - Topics in Modern Philosophy

Winter Term 2021

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