Metaphysics

Course Code :1019FLWFID
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Credit required to obtain degree: Credit required: Yes
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Geert Van Eekert

3. Course contents *

The first part will be an introduction into the philosophical import of five main definitions of metaphysics, defended by Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Descartes, Kant and Hegel. In the second part, we will discuss the main radical critiques on metaphysics, investigate the meaning of 'the end of metaphysics', and Heidegger's overcoming metaphysics will be introduced.