Kant and His Legacy (PHIL*3100) | College of Arts

Kant and His Legacy (PHIL*3100)

Code and section: PHIL*3100*01

Term: Winter 2021

Instructor: Ken Dorter


Brief course Synopsis:  An in-class study of two of Kant’s major works, Prolegom¬ena to any Future Metaphys¬ics and Critique of Judgment, together with an outside reading assignment on his Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals.  

Presentation:  The class will meet synchronously MW 4:00-5:20 on Zoom in the hope that this will enable interaction and discussion. The Zoom sessions will be recorded and posted for those who can’t attend live.

Required texts: Kant, Prolegom¬ena to any Future Metaphys¬ics, second edition (Hackett ISBN 978-0-87220-593-2); Kant, Critique of Judgment (Hackett ISBN 13:978-0-87220-025-8); Kant, Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals (Hackett ISBN 13:978-0-87220-166-8).

Course require¬ments: a) A midterm exam on the Prolegomena to any Future Metaphys¬ics (30%), b) a 2500 word essay on the Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals (30%), and c) a final exam on the Critique of Judgment (40%).