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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
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/2022 - 07/01/2022 07/04/2022 - 08/28/2022 July Summer 2022 Session B 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 %
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 %

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.