Philosophical Issues

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critically evaluate the philosophical components of an issue. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
Competencies
·1. Engage in critical thinking.
·2. Identify, reconstruct, and evaluate philosophical arguments.
·3. Analyze key philosophical concepts within epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics.
·4. Demonstrate an understanding of major philosophical views, and how they relate to contemporary issues.

2014FA - New Course Version (S24028)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC