2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jul 23, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 347 - The Morals and Mechanics of Modern Philosophy

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: PL 201  and one additional PL 200-level course. Modernity is held to begin with the discovery of the natural sciences, that nature is an object to be mastered or controlled. Here are examined the moral and mechanical doctrines of Niccolò Machiavelli and Francis Bacon which serve as the foundations for the modern philosophic program.



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