Spring 2014

Philosophical Questions

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-111

Formerly listed as: PHIL-11


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


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.

Each section limited to 25 students.  Fall semester: Professor Shah and Visiting Professors Boxer and Koltonski.  Spring semester: Professor George and Professor Emeritus Kearns.

If Overenrolled: Allow everyone to register. Preference to first years and to those who attend first class.

Cost: 100.00 ?


Writing attentive


2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
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 2016