PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy

This course is created as an introduction to philosophical thinking in general. A survey of the most significant philosophical disciplines, methods, and ideas will be made available for the students to comprehend and appreciate.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Become familiar with major philosophical problems and the methods of dealing them.
  • Learn how to read and interpret philosophical texts (rightly considered as belonging to the category of the most complex intellectual products).
  • Acquire an initial command of philosophical language.
  • Demonstrate what it means to adopt “philosophical attitude” as an elevated form of human curiosity and resistance to any kind of dogmatism.
  • Interpret and explain core philosophical questions and concepts in terms that illustrate a comprehensive understanding of each.
  • Compare and contrast related core philosophical questions and concepts, and the correlative thinkers and schools with which they are commonly associated.