|[pic] |Syllabus | | |College of Humanities | | |PHI/105 Version 4 | | |Introduction to Philosophy |
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In this course, philosophical thinking and reasoning are introduced through the evaluation of the historical development, key contributors, and principle issues of philosophy. Topical areas include both Western and Eastern philosophy, moral and political philosophy, religious philosophy, and feminism.
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Moore, B. N. & Bruder, K. (2008). Philosophy: The power of ideas (7th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.
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|Week One: Metaphysics and Epistemology | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Identify the role of argument and logic in various divisions of philosophy. | | | | |Identify the philosophical views of Pre-Socratic philosophers. | | | | |Compare the philosophical views of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. | | | |Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | | | |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | | |Reading |Read Appendix A. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1 of Philosophy. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 2 of Philosophy. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 3 of Philosophy. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 4 of Philosophy. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 5 of Philosophy. | | | |CheckPoint |Review the Argument section on p. 9 of Philosophy. | |25 | |Argument and Logic...
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