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PHIL 103 Historical Introduction To Philosophy

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course provides an introductory study of the aims, methods, issues and problems associated with philosophy and philosophical activity from an historical perspective. Readings and discussions in the course emphasize a study of the philosophical endeavors of major philosophers in their historical contexts. Materials for this survey of philosophical activity, orientations and view of philosophers may be drawn from classical and contemporary thinkers. Students are encouraged to articulate, analyze and compare their own beliefs/positions with historically significant philosophical theories. This course may be of interest to students pursuing studies in History and Humanities.

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