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Introduction to Philosophy/Honors

PHI 109 - Introduction to Philosophy/Honors

MySlice Info:

Term: Fall 2018
Class #: 12500
Section: M001
Credits: 3

Instructor:
Gallois, Andre

Counts toward:
Dept Hum

Course Time(s):
TuTh 09:30am-10:50am

Location:
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Course Description:

This course introduces students to philosophy by considering a selection of the most fundamental problems in metaphysics and epistemology including: the mind-body problem, the existence of God, the nature of knowledge, skepticism, free will vs. determinism. Our approach will be topical: we will learn what a philosophical problem is, and what methods philosophers use to solve such problems, by attempting to answer philosophical questions.

Counts as Writing Intensive in the A&S Liberal Arts core.

Notes about this course:

Academic credit is given for PHI 107 or PHI 109, but not both.

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