Explore the role of philosophical ideas in the novels of Orwell, Broch, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Sartre, Hesse, Camus and others.
Consider the arguments on both sides to figure out whether the presence of values compromises the integrity of science.
Retrace the steps starting from the foundational thinking of Greek philosophers leading to Charles Darwin's Origin of Species.
What are the aims of science? Is science value- free? What demarcates science from pseudoscience? Do scientific theories make predictions?
Explore Locke's essay concerning human understanding and related works and correspondence both by Locke and his critics.
An introduction to core issues including a survey of historical and contemporary theories of the nature of mental disorder and its treatment.