History of Philosophy 1

History of Philosophy 1
Western civilization from Greek antiquity to Renaissance, primarily from perspective of philosophy; exploring fundamental questions in human experience; examining formative events in history; understanding value of important texts.
PHIL
201
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 OfferedHonors also.
Course Outcomes

History and Value of Philosophy

Students will be able to identify major philosophical figures, texts, topics, and movements from antiquity through the early Renaissance, and develop a basic understanding of their historical context, their philosophical interrelations, and their importance.

Critical and Effective Reading, Writing, and Oral Communication

Students will be able to read and think critically about philosophical texts, write clear, logically sound, and well-researched essays, and effectively discuss and present philosophical topics.

Philosophical and Ethical Applications

Students will be able to use philosophical knowledge and skills to solve theoretical, practical, and ethical problems and to integrate philosophical principles with religious and moral convictions.