PHIL 181 - Philosophical Issues: An Introduction
Fall 2014, Section 004
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 182, 202, 231, 232, 234, or 297.
Waitlist Capacity:
50
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

In this course we will examine philosophical puzzles that arise when we ask three central questions:

  • What is the world like?
  • How do I know?
  • What should I do?
Accordingly, we will survey questions about the existence and nature of God, human agency and freedom, the foundation of knowledge, the nature of right and wrong, and the origin of values. The readings for the course are historical and modern, including Ancient Greek, medieval, early modern, and contemporary texts. We will work through these texts to develop and hone both analytical and argumentative skills requisite for engaging these fundamental issues.

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Intended Audience:

This is an introductory course, no previous philosophical experience required.

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Schedule

PHIL 181 - Philosophical Issues: An Introduction
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001 (LEC)
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29302
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LEC)
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29590
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (LEC)
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29303
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (LEC)
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29592
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (LEC)
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29304
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
006 (LEC)
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29593
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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