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.
- 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.