Philosophy Courses Freshmen wishing to select a Philosophy course nor mally

Philosophy courses freshmen wishing to select a

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Philosophy Courses Freshmen wishing to select a Philosophy course nor- mally should enroll in a 100-level course. Courses at the 300-level presuppose at least the level of sophistication that the successful completion of one or more lower-level courses in Philosophy would demonstrate. 101 BASIC ISSUES IN PHILOSOPHY OC-H 3 F,S ENG 101; COM 110 req. An introduction to central philosophical issues, e.g., knowl- edge, reality, freedom, God, and morality. 104 THE IDEAL OF DEMOCRACY MC-ICL 3 F,S ENG 101 or COM 110 req or conc reg req. May not be taken under the CT/NC option. Critical examination of the nature and moral justifica- tion of democracy, particularly as it is practiced in the United States. 112 LANGUAGE, LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS MC-QR 3 F,S MAT 111, 120, 130 or 145 req. May not be taken under the CT/NC option. Using modern logic to understand basic mathematical con- cepts (such as function and proof) as well as complement- ary concepts outside mathematics (such as demonstration and explanation). 150 SCIENCE AND HUMAN CULTURE OC-H 3 F ENG 101; COM 110 req. Examination of the dynamic interrelationship between human culture and the scientific methodologies used to study it; how culture both shapes and is shaped by science. 199 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH METHODS 2 F 3 hrs PHI or cons instr req. Develops philosophical methods for majors. Normally taken before other major courses, particularly PHI 210. 202 SEX, VALUES, AND HUMAN NATURE OC-H 3 F,S ENG 101; COM 110 req. MC-IS category req. Investigation of competing views about the nature of human sexuality, and their moral and social consequences. 207 INDIAN PHILOSOPHY 3 F Major Indian philosophical issues and theories and their con- tribution to Indian religion and culture; Hindu systems and the early Buddhist challenge. 208 BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY 3 S Origins and development of Buddhist philosophy; East Asian transformation (including Zen). 210 SYMBOLIC LOGIC I 3 F 1 yr each high school algebra and high school geom- etry. Also offered as MAT 210. Introduction to proof theory. Formal deductive systems, especially propositional logic and predicate logic. Properties of deductive systems, such as consistency and completeness. 222 PHILOSOPHY AND CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY 3 F or S Philosophical examination of selected central ideas in Chris- tianity, such as the incarnation, the trinity, sin, salvation, and ethics. Standard philosophical methodologies will be employed. Philosophy
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219 C A S 224 MEANING AND RELIGIOUS BELIEF OC-H 3 F,S ENG 101; COM 110 req. MC-LH category req. Interdisciplinary examination of religion, emphasizing the character and evaluation of religious world views and their connections to mythologies, ethics, and ethos. 232 CLASSIC WESTERN MORAL THEORIES 3 F C or better in 1 PHI course or 2.50 overall GPA rec. Formerly ETHICS. Examination of major historical thinkers, e.g., Aristotle, Mill, Kant. Topics include value, obligation, virtue, moral justification, and moral standards.
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