Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy
Articulating, assessing, and defending fundamental positions on topics such as reason, knowledge, science, education, ethics, politics, and religion.
PHIL
110
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 OfferedHonors also.
Course Outcomes

Figures and Topics

Become acquainted with important figures, topics, and issues in the history of philosophy.

Basic Critical Reasoning, Reading and Writing

Learn to read and discuss philosophical texts; learn basic logic skills used in critical reasoning and be able to identify invalid, unsound, and fallacious arguments

Writing and Rhetoric

Write a clear and cogent philosophical essay.

Application

Learn to integrate philosophical skills and practices with religious convictions, while cultivating a respect for contrary points of view.