Course Code: PHIL415 Course ID: 3538 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course follows the development of the European philosophical tradition through the age of religious upheaval, secular enlightenment, and scientific and democratic revolutions. The key themes addressed in the course include the social contract theory, toleration, freedom of thought, and the enlightenment ideal. (Prerequisite: PHIL101)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
- Summarize key trends in the development of western Enlightenment thought.
- Compare current western world views to their underpinnings in Enlightenment philosophy.
- Write a research paper that analyzes the main ideas of one of the philosophers, or areas of philosophy, covered in the course, together with an evaluation of the strength of those ideas. Identify at least 4 academic sources outside of the course materials in support of the research paper thesis.
|Week 1 - Forum 1||6.25 %|
|Week 2 - Forum 2||6.25 %|
|Week 3 - Forum 3||6.25 %|
|Week 4 - Forum 4||6.25 %|
|Week 5 - Forum 5||6.25 %|
|Week 6 - Forum 6||6.25 %|
|Week 7 - Forum 7||6.25 %|
|Week 8 - Forum 8||6.25 %|
|Papers and Presentation||50.00 %|
|Week 3 -First topic paper||16.67 %|
|Week 5 - Second topic paper||16.67 %|
|Week 7 - PowerPoint Presentation||16.67 %|
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||History of Western Philosophy, 2nd ed- E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||Taylor & Francis Group|
Not current for future courses.