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PHIL 100 001 (Web-Oriented Course)

Introduction to Philosophy

Basic problems and methods of Philosophy. Topics such as the existence of God, the nature and scope of human knowledge, the relationship between mind and body, personal identity, free will, issues and problems in moral philosophy. Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 100 and either or both PHIL 101 or PHIL 102.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 6

Location: Vancouver

Term 1-2 (Sep 08, 2020 to Apr 08, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 28, 2020

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 28, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
November 27, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed11:0012:00
2 Mon Wed11:0012:00
Instructor: KRAAL, ANDERS

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:22
Currently Registered:109
General Seats Remaining:22
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Select one Discussion from sections L01, L02, L03, L04, L05
-  This course is a self-contained introduction to philosophy in the Western tradition. We will not follow a chronological order but will proceed thematically, covering material in the philosophy of religion, moral philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysics. We will discuss texts written by philosophers of the past, from antiquity to the 20th century. COVID-19 notice: In term one, this course will be delivered online. Every student in the course will be required to attend the discussion sections remotely -- online attendance is mandatory. Attendance and participation will account for 6% of the final grade. Online lectures will be available for remote attendance on Collaborate Ultra for interested students, but attending those is optional. Online lectures will be recorded and subsequently posted on the course's Canvas page following their delivery. Note: This course has mandatory discussion sections. Students must also register in one of the following sections: L01, L02, L03, L04, or L05.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
++ Elements of Philosophy - Readings From Past & Present Required GENDLER ++ 9780195335422