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PHIL 135 - Philosophy and Contemporary Issues

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 101 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This introductory course explores the philosophical aspects of a variety of issues of contemporary interest, with an emphasis on social and legal issues. Topics may include, but are not limited to: war/terrorism, euthanasia, philosophical issues pertaining to race/ethnicity/gender/disability, rights and social justice, and the criminal justice/legal system. This course is intended for all students interested in applying methods of philosophy to contemporary topics, for pathway to law (pre-law) students, and for majors in philosophy or political science.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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