Oct 23, 2020  
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PHI 171 - Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3 cr.


This course addresses the enduring questions common to all humankind as examined by both Western and Non-Western philosophy, focusing first on philosophic reasoning, critical thinking and argumentation, then expanding to consider both classical and contemporary thinking on the meaning of life, the existence of God, the nature of reality, the possibility of truth, the self and other minds (including artificial intelligence), freedom (personal, social and political), morality and the good life.  This course will involve extensive engagement of primary sources and of contemporary criticism and interpretations of classical works. Enrollment by permission of the Director of the Honors Program. Pre and/or Corequisite: ENG 171   and/or permission of the Honors Director



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