April 24, 2002

Kitcher, Patricia Silver_nugget
[PHIL V2201] History of Philosophy II: Aquinas to Kant

Please keep in mind that this review is more than 5 years old.

True, Prof. Kitcher just goes over the readings, but I liked that. Something about hearing each philosopher's views again, in a different format and from a different angle made the stuff make more sense to me. Hey, this is an intro course, what do you expect. Prof Kitcher REALLY cares about her students. I missed a class and she went over her whole lecture for me in office hours. If you're someone who sometimes falls behind in the reading - she's the perfect professor because she doesn't assume you understood anything. This attitude is especially good for Kant, because chances are we students missed something important even if we read the stuff. Bottom line: great intro course, especially for someone who just wants some fundamentals in philosophy and not necessarily major in it.