Introduction to Philosophy
Session
Four Week - Second
Class Number
2487
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
An introduction to fundamental philosophical concepts and methods, through the consideration of issues such as the existence and nature of God, the relationship between mind and body, personal identity, the relationship between free will and determinism, moral responsibility, the nature and possibility of knowledge, causality and the nature of reality. The course emphasizes the formulation and evaluation of philosophical arguments and may draw upon historical as well as contemporary readings.
Class Attributes
Arts and Humanities (GEP)
Arts and Humanities (GFR)
Notes
Class will meet on-line during the scheduled time for at least the first session of the semester. Instructor will contact students prior to this first meeting to explain how to access that meeting. Instructor will explain the teaching format for the remainder of the course during this first meeting session. On line courses require reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
Class Actions
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
James Thomas
Meets
MoWeFr 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/06/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
27
Seats Open
13
Class Capacity
40
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
40