PHI 100 0500 - Philosophy

The study of philosophy helps students develop analytic skills and gain an appreciation of the general philosophical problems with which human beings have grappled throughout Western civilization. Basic philosophic problems such as free will and determinism, the criteria which justify ethical evaluations, the philosophical considerations which are relevant to belief or disbelief in God, and knowledge and illusion are examined during this course.

Syllabus: http://socrates.bmcc.cuny.edu/rfoster/phi100syllabus.htm

Basic Skills Prerequisites: ENG088, ESL094, ACR094

Course Credit: 3


Prof. Roger Foster | rfoster@bmcc.cuny.edu

Special Instructions and Information:

- Text is 'The Philosophical Journey', ed. William Lawhead, 4th edition, 978-0-07-338657-7

- The course syllabus is online at http://socrates.bmcc.cuny.edu/rfoster/phi100syllabus.htm

- There are no face to face meetings

- There are no special software requirements

- Students must access blackboard on the first day of classes