Introduction to Philosophy
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewFundamental philosophical methods and leading philosophical ideas concerning the notions of reality (?metaphysics?), knowledge (?epistemology?), consciousness (?philosophy of mind?) and freedom (?action theory? /?ethics?); reading of paradigmatic texts, both traditional and contemporary, and analysis as well as comparison of philosophical arguments; discussion of modern scientific research results in relationship to topics traditionally considered philosophical.
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