PHIL 297 - Honors Introduction to Philosophy
Section: 002
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 181, 182, 202, 231, 232, or 234.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Honors students or permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is a course about nothing. Why believe this or that rather than believe nothing at all? Why want this or that rather than want nothing at all? Why do this or that rather than do nothing at all? Why is there this or that rather than nothing at all? If not nothing, what is there at root to exist, to do, to want, or to believe?

Cost of readings: nothing.

Workload: much ado (about).

PHIL 297 - Honors Introduction to Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
4LSA Hnrs
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LEC)
2LSA Hnrs
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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