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Philosophy Courses

Philosophy 106

Introduction to philosophy

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

A survey of historical and contemporary ideas on how to live the good life. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 106H

Honors Introduction to Philosophy

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

Prerequisite: A high school or college GPA 3.0 or above.

An enriched approach designed for honors students. A survey of historical and contemporary ideas on how to live the good life. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 108

Ethics

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

Introduction to key historical and modern theories of philosophical ethics and the application of these theories to ethical issues facing society today. Assists in clarifying our thinking about morality/ethics. Course increases awareness of values in personal and contemporary issues. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 110

Critical Thinking

Unit(s): 4

Class Hours: 64 Lecture total

Prerequisite: English 101 or 101H

College-level critical thinking and writing. Promotes self-awareness, independent thinking, and improved academic expression. Examines philosophical methods of reasoning and composition, and the uses of informal logic and criticism in personal life, college, work, and democratic society. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 110H

Honors Critical Thinking

Unit(s): 4

Class Hours 64 Lecture total

Prerequisite: A high school or college GPA of 3.0 or above and a grade of C or better in English 101/101H

An enriched approach designed for honors students in a seminar setting. College-level critical thinking and writing. Promotes self-awareness, independent thinking, and improved academic expression. Examines philosophical methods of reasoning and composition, and the uses of informal logic and criticism in personal life, college, work, and democratic society. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 111

Introductory Logic

Unit(s): 4

Class Hours: 64 Lecture total

Beginning course in formal and applied logic. Covers cognitive language, formal argument, proof, basic propositional and predicate logic, and philosophy of logic. Uses computer assisted instruction. Emphasizes active student involvement and practical application to college life. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 112

World Religions

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

A philosophical overview of the world's great religions. Includes historical origin and growth of each religion, major doctrines, and influence. Religions dealt with include Primitive, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 115

Philosophy of Religion

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

An introduction to the philosophical analysis of religious beliefs and concepts, including the nature of religion, the nature and existence of some kind of ultimate reality, the problem of evil, the meaning of religious language, the authenticity of religious experiences, the relation between religion and ethics, the relation between religion and science, and religious diversity. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 118

History of Philosophy

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

An introduction to philosophy from an historical perspective: getting acquainted with the thoughts of the world's great philosophers, Provides a survey of the dominant philosophies of the ancient, medieval, and modern worlds. CSU/UC

 

 

Philosophy 120

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total

A critical examination of rights theory, liberty, justice, individualism, community, state power, political authority, natural law, property, social contract theory, ideology, obedience, alienation, and various forms of social order (e.g., democracy, totalitarianism, theocracy, socialism) from the perspective of social and political philosophy, including multi-cultural and feminist viewpoints and critiques. CSU/UC

 

 

 

 

Information from the 2014-2015 Santiago Canyon College catalog