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Course Description: This course will introduce students to the major figures in Western philosophy as well as the fundamental problems germane to the discipline, and the philosophical branches such as Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Ethics. 


Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, successful students will:

  • Understand the main branches of the philosophical discipline
  • Grasp the fundamental questions and problems that philosophers have dealt with for two and half thousand years
  • Learn about all the major figures in Western philosophy
  • Be able to converse with others about the philosophers they study and articulate their own opinions about the matters
  • Develop critical reasoning and thinking skills