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PHL 101: Introduction to Philosophy

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This course will examine the discipline of philosophy from a topical perspective. Major figures and concepts in this discipline will be studied in the context of central problems or issues in the history of philosophy. Issues or topics to be studied may include: the meaning of life, freewill and determinism, the mind-body problem, moral realism v. moral relativism, moral theory or the nature of moral judgment, metaphysics or the study of reality, epistemology or the study of knowledge, the question of the existence of God or ultimate reality as well as the rationality of religious belief.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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