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.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/21/21 - 10/29/21||11/01/21 - 12/26/21||Fall 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
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.
|Discussion Forums||50.00 %|
|Week 1 Forum - Introduction||5.56 %|
|Week 1 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 2 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 3 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 4 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 5 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 6 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 7 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 8 Forum||5.56 %|
|Philosophical Essay Outline||20.00 %|
|Week 4 - Philosophical Essay Outline||20.00 %|
|Philosophical Essay||30.00 %|
|Week 7 - Philosophical Essay||30.00 %|
The readings for this course are a composition of web-based sources and public domain texts. The Course Outline in the syllabus has links for all course readings and videos. PowerPoint lecture notes and Podcasts can be found under the COURSE MATERIALS tab for the corresponding week.
|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.*|
Not current for future courses.