ONLINE, 2006 MAY TERM
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, PHIL 120
3 HOURS GEN ED B-II
INSTRUCTOR: DR. C. PINNICK
Are you curious as to why Philosophy is important?
Do you like to think for yourself?
Do you wish to explain your views in a clear and convincing way?
Do you enjoy independent study and are you self-motivated?
This online course is designed for students who are described by the questions above. The course uses an independent readings and case study format to introduce students to philosophy. The primary goal is to help students to develop and improve good reasoning skills, across a wide range of philosophical topics, as shown in students' written argumentation.
Key Learning Objectives for Phil 120, Introduction to Philosophy, online course:
Students will identify central and abiding philosophical questions that the Western tradition has addressed.
Students will analyze philosophical arguments and texts.
Students will write structured reading responses and position papers.
Students will incorporate both philosophical and historical content as is appropriate into writing assignments.
Welcome to the Online Section of Introduction to Philosophy
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