Fall 2008

Introduction to Philosophy

Listed in: Philosophy, as PHIL-11


Nishiten Shah (Section 01)


An examination of basic issues, problems, and arguments in philosophy, e.g., proofs for the existence of God, the nature of morality, free will and determinism, the relationship between the mind and the body, knowledge and the problem of skepticism. Discussions will take place in the context of readings from classical and contemporary philosophers. One section will be taught fall semester and two sections spring semester. Limited to 25 students. Fall and Spring semesters. Professor Shah. Professor Kearns.