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PHI 2205 Introduction to Philosophy

Basic nature of philosophy, its relationship to physical and social sciences and theology and its value to the individual.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Philosophy
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to examine questions and issues from diverse perspectives. Develop the ability to (re)present complex philosophical ideas, theories, and perspectives fairly, objectively, and critically.
  • Demonstrate increased awareness and understanding of complex issues and complex philosophic texts. Demonstrate exposure to and knowledge of different approaches to distinct philosophical problems. Demonstrate the ability to draw links or associations between various arguments and philosophical sources and resources.
  • Demonstrate exposure to and knowledge of main views and issues addressed by major figures from the history of philosophy. Read and understand historically influential primary source philosophical texts. Recognize diverse methods and subject areas of philosophy.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3