Spring 2013

Introduction to Philosophy

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-111

Formerly listed as: PHIL-11

Moodle site: Section 02


Alexander George (Section 02)
Thomas R. Kearns (Section 01)


This is an introduction to philosophy that explores a range of issues pertaining to religious conviction, knowledge, mind, freedom, ethics, and value. This exploration will take place through critical engagement, via reflection, writing, and conversation, with written work – some classical, some contemporary – in the philosophical tradition.

Two sections will be taught each semester.  Each section limited to 25 students.  Fall semester: Visiting Professors Boxer and Koltonski.  Spring semester: Professor George and Professor Emeritus Kearns.

Cost: 100.00 ?


2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017