PHIL 232 - Problems of Philosophy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 181, 182, 202, 231, 234, or 297.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is open to students from all areas of the University. No previous work in philosophy is assumed. First-term undergraduates are welcome. The course will provide an introduction to some fundamental philosophical problems drawn from a variety of branches of philosophy. The course also seeks to develop, through written work and intensive discussion, skills in critical reasoning and argumentative writing. Topics will be selected from among the following: determinism, free will, and moral responsibility; arguments for and against the existence of God; skepticism about knowledge of the material world; the nature of personal identity; the relationship between mind and body; egoism, altruism, and the nature of moral obligation; and the ethics of belief and nature of faith. There will be two required papers and a midterm and cumulative final examination.

PHIL 232 - Problems of Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
12481
Open
89
 
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MW 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
12482
Open
13
 
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MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
12483
Open
17
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
25184
Open
4
 
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MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
18614
Open
9
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
008 (DIS)
P
12484
Open
2
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
28500
Open
14
 
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MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
12486
Open
8
 
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MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
25767
Open
17
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy (Thomason Advantage Books) 13th ed., Joel Feinberg, Russ Shafer-Landau, ISBN 9780495094920
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