What is Philosophy?

Talbott, Wed. 2:30-3:20, 1 credit [CR/NC]


            The seminar will provide an informal introduction to philosophy.  The seminar sessions will consist of class discussions on a variety of topics, based on short weekly readings in a variety of different areas of philosophy.  Especially suitable for students considering philosophy as a major or a minor.  No prior knowledge of philosophy is assumed.  The only requirement for taking this seminar is a willingness to do the short reading assignments each week, to attend class, and to participate in the class discussions.  No prerequisites.  Open only to freshmen.  Enrollment limited to ten students.


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