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Any Level Course, Preferably PH10A or PH10C.

Dr. J. Bewaji

PH20B: Theory of Knowledge

Course Description

Course Rationale

This course is problem-oriented, and critically examines contemporary answers to questions which include:

i) What is knowledge?
ii) What are the limitations of knowledge?
•  What is belief?
•  What is the relation of knowledge to belief?
•  What counts as a rational or justified belief?
•  What counts as good evidence for a belief?
•  What is truth?
•  What is the value of skepticism in human search for knowledge?
•  What is the relation of meaning to knowledge?

  1. i) Two lecture hours per week.
    ii) One tutorial hour attendance per week.

Tutorial attendance and presentation … … 10 marks
ii) One research essay … … … … 30 marks
iv) Final Examination … … … … 60 marks
Total 100 marks

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