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PHIL 015
Introduction to Philosophy
Fall

A critical examination of works by classical and contemporary philosophers and the questions they raise. Topics vary, but include the problem of social organization and the nature of justice; the scope and limits of human knowledge; the fundamental nature of the cosmos; the concepts of art and beauty; and the Socratic question: what is the best kind of life for a human being to lead?

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Jay Gupta

Note(s):
Prerequisite: ENG 001 or consent of instructor.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Human Institutions & Behavior, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17