PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy
Fall 2021, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

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:

Description

Phil 101 will provide an introduction to foundational topics drawn from many branches of philosophy. Through written work and discussion, the course also seeks to help students develop and improve their skills in critical reasoning and argumentative writing. Topics will be selected from among the following: determinism and free will, the nature of moral responsibility; arguments for and against the existence of God; skepticism about our 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.

Course Requirements:

There will be two required papers and a midterm and cumulative final examination.

Intended Audience:

Schedule

PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
25855
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
25856
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1
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
25857
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
25858
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0
3Y1 or Y2
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
25859
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
25860
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5Y1 or Y2
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
27238
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
27239
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0
2Y1 or Y2
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
27240
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TuTh 5:00PM - 6:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
27241
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0
3Y1 or Y2
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TuTh 5:00PM - 6:00PM

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