This is a course about the history of Skepticism from the ancient Greeks to today, with special attention to the political ramifications of questioning man's ability to know the world and himself with any certainty. We will discuss the debates raging between Plato and the Sophists, the rise of Christianity in the Roman world, and the so-called 'Skeptical Crisis' of the Renaissance as well as Pierre Bayle's Skepticism and David Hume's. In addition the Natural Law tradition will be explored and the relationship between Skepticism and Conservatism.
The Politics of SkepticismUniversidade Erasmus de Rotterdam
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Universidade Erasmus de Rotterdam
Erasmus University: a top-100 ranked international research university based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Our academic teaching and research focuses on four areas: health, wealth, culture and governance.
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Nice Course. Enjoyed the concepts. Thanks, sincerely
Very good materials and quality videos. Great teachers. This course made me decide upon Erasmus as the university i want to study at, next year.
Looking for philosophical insights, this is the right place.
Excellent course :-) The videos were interesting, clear and to the point. Both instructors were great, and I enjoyed the scenic settings
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