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PHIL 1070 Philosophy of the Person I (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces students to philosophical reflection and to its history through the presentation and discussion of the writings of major thinkers from ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary periods. The course is designed to show how fundamental and enduring questions about the universe and about human beings recur in different historical contexts. Emphasis is given to ethical themes, such as the nature of the human person, the foundation of human rights and corresponding responsibilities, and the problems of social justice.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Two-semester, six credit course


Last Updated: 13-May-15