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Phil Course Guide

By | August 2013
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Instructor contact information

Instructor:| Dr. Larry Curry| Phone:| 281 452-7130|
| | Hours of Availability:| 30 min. before or after class| E-mail:| Larry.T.Curry.@lonestar.ed | Website:| http://www.lonestar.edu/blogs/lacurry|

Course Information

Course Title:| Intro to Philosophy| Semester and Year:| Summer 2013| Course Prefix:| PHIL| | |
Course Number:| 1301| Class Days & Times:| M, T, W, & Th 5:30 P.M. – 7:35 P.M| Credit Hours:| 3| | |
Lecture Hours:| 3| Class Room Location:| 208|
Lab Hours:| | | |
External Hours:| | | |
Total Contact Hours:(All hrs. x 16)| 48| | |

CEU’s (if linked w/ credit course):NOTE: divide the credit contact hours by 10 to get the Continuing Education Units.| N/A|

Course overview

Catalog Description:

A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value, and their practical applications.

Course Learning Outcomes:
1. Read, analyze, and critique philosophical texts.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, major arguments, problems, and terminology in philosophy.
3. Present logically persuasive arguments both orally and in writing. 4. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in evaluation and application of philosophical concepts to various aspects of life.

5. Evaluate the personal and social responsibilities of living in a diverse world.

In our efforts to prepare students for a changing world, students may be expected to utilize computer technology while enrolled in classes, certificate, and/or degree programs within LSCS. The specific requirements are listed below:

Prerequisites:ENGL 0305 AND ENGL 0307 or 0356, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing

Co-requisites:N/A

Required Material: Philosophy History &...

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