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U736-101 Introduction to Philosophy

Welcome to Introduction to Philosophy, a four-credit university-level course. This course includes an introduction to: the subject of philosophy and its subfields; free will and determinism; theories of morality and justice; the existence of God and the problem of evil; mind and matter, skepticism and certainty. Our aim is to think rationally and critically about rival views on these topics. We do so by assessing arguments offered by Anselm, Aquinas, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Mill, Rawls et al. and-as a result-hone our skills in critical thinking and argumentation.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
Credits4 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$1308
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1383 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Questions That Matter
(ISBN: 9780073386560) Edition: 6th

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