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College of Liberal Arts

PHL 201 – Introduction to Philosophy (4)

An in-depth introduction to the methods and ideas of Western philosophy, concentrating on such great figures as Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant and Nietzsche and such topics as the nature of reality, the existence of God, knowledge and doubt, the relation of consciousness to the world, free will and determinism, good and evil, and minds and machines. Philosophers and ideas covered will vary by the section. Written assignments are required. (H) (Bacc Core Course) This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

Course Attributes
Core, Pers, West Culture
Liberal Arts Humanities Core

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
Sp24507084004Dorbolo, J.Online Closed25000
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+ = Include restriction.
- = Exclude restriction.
* = Prereq may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course.