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Philosophy (PHIL)


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PHIL 1301:       

Intro to Western Philosophy
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Provide general introduction to critical and reflective thinking concerning the problems of existence and the quest for meaning approached through study of great philosophers and philosophical movements.
Core Category: (40) Literature, Philosophy, modern or classical language/literature
and cultural studies.

PHIL 1303:

Critical Thinking
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Provide information on reasoning and critical thinking including identification of fallacies, types of arguments, and nature and limits of sources of information.
Core Category: (40) Literature, Philosophy, modern or classical language/literature
and cultural studies.

PHIL 2311:

American Philosophies
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): PHIL 1301, PHIL 1303, or instructor’s permission. This course is an investigation into philosophy in the United States. Various intellectual movements and divergent contributions to philosophy in America will be investigated.