phi105 | undergraduate
Introduction To Philosophy
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The Beginnings: The Nature of Philosophy and Early Greek Philosophers
- Identify the philosophical views of Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Define philosophy, including the role of argument.
- Identify the major branches of philosophy.
The Journey Continues: Hellenistic to Modern Philosophy
- Discuss the philosophical views of the Hellenistic and Medieval philosophers.
- Compare key ideas of the Modern philosophical period.
Thinking about Reason and Faith
- Discribe the difference between philosophy and religion.
Reacting to Those Who Came Before: Continental, Analytic, and Pragmatic Philosophy
- Explain the Continental, pragmatic, and analytic philosophical schools of thought.
Thinking About How to Live: Ethics or Moral Philosophy
- Compare the major ethical theories of the Western tradition.
- Describe the role of moral philosophy on individual ethical decision making.
Thinking About Society: Political Philosophy
Compare the major political theories of the Western tradition.
- Describe the role of political theory in contemporary political issues.
Exploring Across the Seas: Philosophy of India, China, and Japan
- Compare the principle schools of philosophy coming from India, China, and Japan.
Setting the Foundation: Exploring Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
- Describe the philosophical views of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
Reacting to Modern Philosophy: Feminism, Postcolonialism, and Contemporary Philosophy
- Discuss the principles of the feminist, postcolonialist, and contemporary schools of thought.
- Describe how feminist, postcolonialist, and contemporary schools of thought are a reaction to former schools of thought.
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