COMPLETE ONLINE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001

COMPLETE ONLINE - COMPLETE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001 Introduction to Philosophy Walden University COMPLETE ONLINE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001 Introduction to

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COMPLETE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001: Introduction to Philosophy Walden University COMPLETE ONLINE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001: Introduction to Philosophy Course Support and Calendar Information So that you have all key information available to you offline, it is highly recommended that you print the following items found under Course Home of the online classroom for your reference: Syllabus Term Calendar Instructor Course Support Course Credit Hours 5 quarter hours Course Description This course is designed to ask students to think about themselves, their values, their knowledge and belief systems, their lives, and their place in the world. Topics include the history of philosophy in the context of important contemporary issues and positions and the nature of philosophical questions. Upon completion, students will be able to ground their personal philosophies in traditions of philosophical reasoning. Course Prerequisites ENGL 1001: English Composition Course Outcomes As a result of successful completion of this course, you will be able to: Discover the origins of philosophy and explain the use of philosophy as it relates to contemporary life Articulate the distinction between the content of philosophy and the method of philosophy Analyze the nature and characteristics of philosophical questions Assemble your philosophical beliefs and ideas Required Course Text(s) and Other Materials to Be Furnished By the Student The following required course text(s) and materials may be purchased from the MBS Direct link on your myWalden page. When you receive your package from MBS Direct, make sure that all required course texts and materials have been included. If any of your texts or materials are missing, incorrect, or damaged, please contact MBS Direct Customer Service by calling toll free 1-800-325-3252, or sending an e-mail to [email protected] . From outside of the U.S. and non-U.S. territories call direct: +01-573-441-9179. Solomon, R. C. (2010). The big questions: A short introduction to philosophy (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. Chaffee, J. (2005). The philosopher’s way: Thinking critically about profound ideas (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. Supplemental Resources SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring Services at http://www.smarthinking.com/ The Center for Student Success (CSS) at Walden University has contracted with SMARTHINKING, Inc. to provide free online student academic services for undergraduate students. Through the SMARTHINKING Web-
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COMPLETE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001: Introduction to Philosophy based tutoring service, you will be able to access online tutoring services in mathematics, statistics, writing, and additional subjects. In order to use this service, please click on the Smarthinking Tutorial Service link under the Research and Resources section of your myWalden page. Additional resources to support and enhance your learning of a topic are listed in each Learning Resources area.
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHIL 1001 taught by Professor Murrayskees during the Winter '10 term at Walden University.

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COMPLETE ONLINE - COMPLETE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001 Introduction to Philosophy Walden University COMPLETE ONLINE SYLLABUS PHIL 1001 Introduction to

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