Dinosaur Philosophy

Do you think that Plato and Aristotle couldn't have anything to say about dinosaurs because they lived thousands of years before dinosaurs were first described? Think again! This course introduces students to the basic philosophical concepts that are necessary to study and understand dinosaurs.

Topics covered include:

  • Theories of knowledge
  • Evidence and scientific reasoning
  • Fact, opinion, and taste
  • Dinosaur feathers and the nature of color
  • The most interesting fact in the world

Sample syllabus

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