Metaphysics

A black and white clock with a swirling face to indicate time travel.

What is time? Can we travel to the past? What would that even mean? These are a few of the questions this course will explore through assigned readings and problem sets. (Image courtesy of CityGypsy11 on flickr. License CC-BY-NC.)

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MIT Course Number

24.221

As Taught In

Spring 2015

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is a study of basic metaphysical issues concerning existence, the mind-body problem, personal identity, and causation plus its implications for freedom. This class features classical as well as contemporary readings and it provides practice in written and oral communication.

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Justin Khoo. 24.221 Metaphysics, Spring 2015. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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