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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 21, 2016
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PHL 1003C - Intro to Philosophy
This introductory course focuses on philosophical questions about what it is to be a person, the nature of the universe, and the place of humans in the world. Topics will include human freedom, the nature of consciousness, the limits of knowledge, defining scientific method and the meaning of religious experience. Students will examine the approaches to these questions of major philosophical thinkers, including Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, William James, Sarre and Wirtgenstein. Contemporary discussions will also be included.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Arts & Humanities Division
Philosophy & Religious Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts, World Civilization Core

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