PHI100: Introduction to Philosophy

Currently taught by Professor Kelly Perez


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Philosophy is not about arguments, debates, and the caricature of cranky professors – not by a long shot! Philosophy is the key to unlocking the shackles that smother your curiosity, your wonderment, and your sense of self. Philosophy is not just a subject you learn. Rather, it’s a lifestyle of wonderful, insatiable curiosity that will, if you let it, alter your way of being in the world. 

PHI100: Introduction to Philosophy is a general review of Western Philosophy that asks and attempts to answer questions such as:

In attempts to answer these questions, students will explore works from, but not limited to, Socrates, Plato, Descartes, St. Augustine, Siddhartha Gautama, Mill, Kant, Sartre, Nietzsche, James, Aristotle, Wollstonecraft, Butler, Nussbaum, and Locke. 

Students will have eight weeks of discussion broken up into three sections: 


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