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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
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
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session
11/28/2022 - 04/28/2023 05/01/2023 - 06/25/2023 May Spring 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 %
Discussions 50.00 %
Week 1 Introductions 5.56 %
Week 1 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 2 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 3 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 4 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 5 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 6 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 7 Discussion 5.56 %
Week 8 Discussion 5.56 %
Assignments 15.00 %
Week 2 Infograhic 15.00 %
Quiz 15.00 %
Week 4 - Vocabulary Quiz 15.00 %
Philosophical Essay 20.00 %
Week 7 - Philosophical Essay 20.00 %

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.