PHIL 234 - Introduction to Philosophy: Types of Philosophy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
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, 232, or 297.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

An introduction to philosophy. The course considers some chief types of philosophical thinking by readings in and discussion of important, representative philosophers. The course provides an introduction to some fundamental problems and methods of philosophy by presenting them in historical perspective. The course is taught by lecture and discussion sections.

PHIL 234 - Introduction to Philosophy: Types of Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
45595
Open
22
 
-
MW 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
45596
Closed
0
 
-
MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
45598
Open
6
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
45603
Open
14
 
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
45604
Open
2
 
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TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Note:
These translations/editions ONLY.
ISBN: 9780872206335
Five dialogues, Author: Plato ; translated by G.M.A. Grube., Publisher: Hackett Pub. Co. 2nd ed. 2002
Required
ISBN: 9780140447804
The consolation of philosophy, Author: Boethius ; translated with an introduction by Victor Watts., Publisher: Penguin Books Rev. ed. 1999
Required
ISBN: 9780521558181
Descartes : mediations on first philosophy ; with selections from the objections and replies, Author: ed. by John Cottingham., Publisher: Cambridge University Press Rev. ed. w 1999
Required
ISBN: 9780199538324
Dialogues concerning natural religion ; and, The natural history of religion, Author: David Hume / edited by J.C.A. Gaskin., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780195179569
Writing philosophy : a student's guide to writing philosophy essays, Author: by Lewis Vaughn., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2005
Required
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