INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

PHL* 101

This course will introduce students to the major fields within Greco-Roman
philosophical tradition. They will study ideas, theories and personalities of
philosophy through the biographies and writings of leading thinkers. They will
learn how the theories of classical philosophers can help them resolve moral,
political, practical and spiritual questions that confront humans in day-to-day
life. Students will develop their own philosophical perspective on modern social,
political and religious issues through their contemporary application of the theories
learned. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG* 101.