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Philosophical Questions

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-111

Formerly listed as: PHIL-11

Moodle site: Section 02

Faculty

Mara L. Bollard (Section 01)
Andrew T. Werner (Section 02)

Description

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. In the Fall 6 seats will be reserved for first-year students. Fall semester: Visiting Professors Bollard and Werner. Spring semester: Professor Shah and Visiting Professor Bollard.

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

Keywords

Attention to Writing

Offerings

2018-19: Offered in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
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, Fall 2017, Spring 2018