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Introduction To Philosophy

PHIL 100

The goals of this course are two-fold: to develop and hone students' analytical skills and to look at a number of the central issues in philosophy. Crucial to doing and understanding philosophy is an ability to present, explain, and evaluate arguments; throughout the course we will refine these abilities. By way of an introduction to a number of core philosophical issues we will take an in-depth look at one of the greatest works of philosophy of all time, Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy. In it we will encounter skeptical arguments, arguments for the existence of God, and an argument for mind-body dualism. We will grapple with these issues in addition to questions about free will and ethics. (Gen. Ed. AL)

Winter 2019

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Base cost: $1608 ($402/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Class Fee: $
Materials fee may apply. See SPIRE for details
  • Start date: December 26, 2018
  • End date: January 19, 2019
  • Last day to add: December 28, 2018
  • Last day to drop: December 28, 2018
  • Last day to withdraw: January 9, 2019
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