All human knowledge begins with sense experience but can terminate sometimes in the senses, or in the imagination or in the intellect alone . Accordingly we can distinguish between three levels of scientific knowledge corresponding to the three degrees of abstraction from matter which can be made by the intellect in its examination of reality.
ECTS Credits: 6
Professor: Fr Glen Morris OP
Educational achievements :
At the end of this course, students will have:
- Excellent foundation for continuing their studies
- Acquired experience and confidence in reading, comprehension and text analysis.
- Students will be able to use it in other courses or projects.
Evaluation methods :
Student will provide a written assignment (between 3 and 5 pages) by treating a subject to choose from those proposed.
- Tresmontant. Christian Metaphysics. London:1965
- Emerich Coreth. Metaphysics. New York:1968
- Van Steenbergen. Ontology. Louvain:1970
- George P. Klubertanz, S.J. Introduction to the Philosophy of Being. New York: 1955
- Joseph M. Mauceri, M.D. Ethics and Human Life. Chicago: 2001