Intro to Philosophy

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Philosophy

Course Number: 
111
Institution: 
Amherst College

This is an introduction to philosophy that explores a range of issues pertaining to religious conviction, knowledge, mind, freedom, ethics, and value. This exploration will take place through critical engagement, via reflection, writing, and conversation, with written work – some classical, some contemporary – in the philosophical tradition.

Two sections will be taught each semester.  Each section limited to 25 students.  Fall semester: Visiting Professors Boxer and Koltonski.  Spring semester: Professor George and Professor Emeritus Kearns.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
PHIL-111-02-1213S

Course Sections

Intro to Philosophy
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0

Alexander George

ageorge@amherst.edu

TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM

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