PHIL 181 - Philosophical Issues: An Introduction
Spring 2018, Section 101
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 101 (234), 182, 202, 231, 232, or 297.
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An introduction to some of the central issues in philosophy. The course will be divided into three units, corresponding to three major areas of philosophical inquiry: ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics. Specific topics addressed include the objectivity of morality, the possibility of knowledge, and the nature of free will.

Course Requirements:

Assignments will include problem sets and standardized exams.

Intended Audience:

The course is open to students from all areas of the University interested in improving their reasoning ability and their ability to construct and recognize compelling arguments. These skills may be helpful in a wide variety of university subjects and extra-academic pursuits.


PHIL 181 - Philosophical Issues: An Introduction
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101 (LEC)
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TuTh 4:00PM - 6:00PM

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