PHL 113 What Does It All Mean?
- Online | Asynchronous
- 3 credits | $1,596
- Last day to register: December 13, 2021
In this course, we will examine some perennial issues in philosophy, including the nature of the self, knowledge, friendship and love, tragedy, and freedom and justice.
In an age fraught with deception and misinformation, students need tactics and strategies in order to separate truth from falsity. This course encourages its participants to act as skeptics — not cynics, necessarily — by requiring evidence and proof before believing or accepting claims. Students are urged to identify the most-likely-to-occur opportunities for deception in their major fields and draw from the tenets of classical rhetoric, logic and the scientific method in order to develop safeguards.
This course fulfills the Philosophy general education requirement.
This course will not require students to purchase books/materials.
Faculty will contact all students after the Monday, December 13, registration deadline.
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