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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2019 PHIL 1110 Introduction to Philosophy 4 cr.
Class Session Day Time Classroom Enroll Limit Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri - RM 202, International Student Center 50 PHIL-1110-5-A


This course introduces the basic problems of philosophy and methods of philosophical thinking. The course is intended for students to answer questions like: How is knowledge acquired? What reasons are there for supposing that God exists? The course will mainly discuss topics including conceptions of human nature and the good life, happiness, knowledge, and God's existence. Problems introduced by science, morality, religion, politics, and art will also be discussed.