Epistemology and hermeneutics

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About epistemology and hermeneutics

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Discover the theory of knowledge and the nature of the mind’s connection to the world. One of the oldest sub-disciplines of the western philosophical tradition, epistemology and hermeneutics asks the big, basic questions: what is it to know reality? What is truth or fact? How is meaning generated? Learn to apply these high-level questions to industries that interest you, and your employability will be enhanced for tomorrow’s careers.

Where can epistemology and hermeneutics take you?

A strong grasp of epistemology is a useful foundation for many in-demand skills, including critical thinking, creativity, reflection on professional practice, problem-solving and discerning strengths and weaknesses. Study epistemology as part of a philosophy double-degree and you can add tremendous value to a vocational area of your choosing. Alternatively, you can take your academic studies to the next level by pursuing postgraduate study.

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