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Course Details

Course Code: PHIL101 Course ID: 3532 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is intended to equip the student with a baseline understanding of issues and concepts that compose the Western philosophic enterprise, and to serve as a point of departure for their further studies in Philosophy.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course students will be able to:
CO1: Identify historical beginnings of philosophy and contemporary positions concerning the nature of knowledge and reality;
CO2: Examine the relevance of language and logic to problems of knowledge and reality;
CO3: Distinguish the basic concepts of moral and political philosophy;
CO4: Evaluate arguments for and against the existence of God
CO5: Evaluate various approaches to the mind-body problem;
CO6:Evaluate various approaches to the problem of free will.

NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Week 1 Forum - Introduction 5.44 %
Week 1 Forum 5.44 %
Week 2 Forum 5.44 %
Week 3 Forum 5.44 %
Week 4 Forum 5.44 %
Week 5 Forum 5.44 %
Week 6 Forum 5.44 %
Week 7 Forum 5.44 %
Week 8 Forum 5.44 %
Extra Credit 1.09 %
Philosophical Essay Outline 20.00 %
Week 4 - Philosophical Essay Outline 20.00 %
Philosophical Essay 30.00 %
Week 7 - Philosophical Essay 30.00 %

After successfully completing this course students will be able to:
CO1: Identify historical beginnings of philosophy and contemporary positions concerning the nature of knowledge and reality;
CO2: Examine the relevance of language and logic to problems of knowledge and reality;
CO3: Distinguish the basic concepts of moral and political philosophy;
CO4: Evaluate arguments for and against the existence of God
CO5: Evaluate various approaches to the mind-body problem;
CO6:Evaluate various approaches to the problem of free will.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.