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    Florida Gateway College
  Jan 22, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog
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PHI 2010 - Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits
Requirements Met: AATR, GE, GEC, GR
General Education Area: Group 2 Humanities
Prerequisite(s): REA 0017  and ENC 0025  with a grade of C or better or ENC 0027C  with a grade of C or better or score out on appropriate placement test.    


This course is the exploration of the big questions of philosophy, with a focus on areas of metaphysics and ethics.  Objectives of the course include philosophical literacy– student will become aware of the key concepts and arguments in various branches of philosophy-and secondarily on enhancement of critical thinking skills-student’s native skills will be improve in terms of argument analysis  skills, including the ability to explain argument flaws, since historically, this is what the great philosophers do, that is, expose flaws in cultural reasoning patterns.  As a result of the course, the student will be able to articulate the nature of philosophical problems, analyze two or more solutions taken from intellectual movements in the history of philosophy, and state a possible resolution.

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