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PHIL0151Y-F12

Intro Phil: Mortal Question
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Introduction to Philosophy: Mortal Questions
This course is an issue-based introduction to core philosophical questions such as the following: What is the nature of reality, and can we ever know it? What is the relation between mind and body, and could computers ever think? What is the nature of the self? Do humans have free will? Is there such a thing as an objective right and wrong? Can we say God exists in the face of all the evil in the world? Readings will be drawn from both traditional philosophers (e.g., Descartes, Hume, Locke, Russell) and contemporary reflections on the issues (e.g., Nagel, Searle, Williams). Cannot be taken by students with credit for PHIL 0150. 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92876

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PHIL0151

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

PHIL0151A-F12 Lecture (Spackman)
PHIL0151Y-F12 Discussion (Spackman)
PHIL0151Z-F12 Discussion (Spackman)