[FE 1019]  Epistemology I

Semester I
wednesday 10:30 - 12:15

Course Information

Professor: ROONEY, James D.
Email: xw [email protected]

Language: English

Semester I
wednesday 10:30 - 12:15


This course will cover basics of the Thomistic and Aristotelian theory of knowledge, along with a historical and topical introduction to contemporary problems in epistemology. These issues will range from post-Gettier accounts of knowledge, the plausibility of foundationalism, and externalism/internalism in justification.


Bibliography: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, translated by the English Dominican Fathers (Benzinger Bros., 1920). Aristotle, The Basic Works of Aristotle, edited by Richard McKeon (Random House, 2002). Eleonore Stump, Aquinas (Routledge Press, 2003). Noah Lemos, An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Ernest Sosa, Epistemology (Princeton University Press, 2019). Sosa et al., Epistemology: An Anthology, 2nd edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).