Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
PHL 218 Major Philosopher I
4 hours; 4 credits
This course will focus on a particular philosopher. It will cover the life, the main theories and ideas, the main contributions, and the main problems and difficulties. Philosophers will be chosen from all periods of philosophy (ancient, medieval, modern) and from all cultures (American, European, Asian, Islamic, African, etc.). Typical assignments will be quizzes on the philosopher’s life and ideas, and on logical analysis; three or four analytical papers; final examination. The course is open to majors and non-majors.
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