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PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

Unit(s): 3

Advisory: ENGL 101; It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: PHIL 101 or PHIL 101H)

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality, and values. Expected topics include the sources and limits of knowledge and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, and mind. This course is appropriate for students seeking a broader program of philosophical study or to fulfill a General Education Humanities or philosophy major requirement.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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