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PHIL 102 – Introduction to Philosophy II

A study of the perennial problems in western philosophy, emphasizing their contemporary relevance and the philosophical method of inquiry.


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 15


PHIL 101


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
Philosophical Perspectives on:
- The meaning of death
- Race
- Selfishness
- Sexual equality
- Ethical behaviour
- Social behaviour
- Art and aesthetics
- Freedom
- Justice
- Making an honest living


Learning Outcomes:
The aims of this course are to awaken student interest in the meaningful philosophical questions and problems of human existence and to provide a forum in which students can begin to discover and critically evaluate their own beliefs through exposure to various perspectives in the assigned readings and through dialectical discussion in class.


Grading Method: Letters


Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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