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PHIL 100 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


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PHIL 100 001Lecture1 Mon Wed11:0012:00

This course has mandatory discussion sections. Students must also register in one of the following sections: L01, L02, L03, L04, or L05. This course is a self-contained introduction to philosophy in the Western tradition. The course will not follow a chronological order but will proceed thematically, covering material in the philosophy of religion, ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. We will read texts written by some of the great philosophers of the past, but also more recent writings by philosophers working today. The material to be covered can be demanding, but students will have the opportunity to mull over and discuss arguments and topics raised in lectures in their weekly discussion sections.

Lecture2 Mon Wed11:0012:00

This course has mandatory discussion sections. Students must also register in one of the following sections: L01, L02, L03, L04, or L05. This course is a self-contained introduction to philosophy in the Western tradition. The course will not follow a chronological order but will proceed thematically, covering material in the philosophy of religion, ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. We will read texts written by some of the great philosophers of the past, but also more recent writings by philosophers working today. The material to be covered can be demanding, but students will have the opportunity to mull over and discuss arguments and topics raised in lectures in their weekly discussion sections.

PHIL 100 L01Discussion1-2 Fri14:0015:00

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.

PHIL 100 L02Discussion1-2 Fri12:0013:00

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.

PHIL 100 L03Discussion1-2 Wed13:0014:00

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.

PHIL 100 L04Discussion1-2 Wed14:0015:00

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.

PHIL 100 L05Discussion1-2 Fri11:0012:00

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.

CancelledPHIL 100 L06Discussion1-2

This discussion section is for students registered in PHIL 100 001.