Five College Consortium

THINKING ABOUT THINKING

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Philosophy
Course Number: 
100
Institution: 
Smith College
What is thinking? What is the distinction between mind and body, and ought we to accept it? Can the mind survive the death of the body? Can you be thoughtful and passionate at the same time? What kind of access can we have to the worlds of human beings from other cultures and historical periods? Readings from ancient, modern, and contemporary philosophers primarily in the Western tradition. Designed to introduce beginning students to problems and methods in philosophy and to the philosophy department at Smith. Maximum number of students per section 20.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Linked Course Comments: 
You must also register for a Discussion section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
40508-S14

Course Sections

THINKING ABOUT THINKING
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Samuel Ruhmkorff sruhmkorff@smith.edu MW 10:00-10:50 SEELYE 313