PHIL 100: Introduction to Philosophy: Survey of Problems

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
Great philosophical issues, theories, and controversies. Course will focus on issues such as the problem of determinism, the problem of induction, the problem of distributive justice, the problem of the highest good, and the problem of the function of government.
Course Outcomes
  • Analyze contemporary issues and events using philosophical concepts and theories.
  • Defend a position on a philosophical problem in philosophy.
  • Identify important individuals, events, theories, and concepts in Western philosophy.
  • Apply critical thinking skills (i.e. clarify concepts, raise normative questions, evaluate ideas presented in the text and handouts, and identify philosophical issues and concerns.