Introduction to Philosophy

PH 201

WINTER 1999

Instructor: Judy Hansen-Childers

Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems

Office: Room 110

Office Phone: 859-1111 Ext. 335

Home Phone: 246-4885

E-Mail: jhcski@aol.com

or hansenj@thomas.edu

Snow Phone / Cancellation Line: 859-1140

Texts - REQUIRED:

Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder (Berkley Books), ISBN 0-425-15225-1

From Socrates to Sartre by Levine

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

By the end of the course, the student should:

 
ASSIGNMENTS AND GRADING:
Each week the student will have assigned readings from the texts, online sources, and/or handouts as well philosophical questions to ponder and answer. 

The student's grade will be based on the thought, depth and completeness of answers in addition to three quizzes.

SYLLABUS ALERT!!

This is a dynamic document. Check the schedule frequently for additions. 

Important Links

To Reach the WEBBOARD

 

E-Mail the Graduate Office

 

Thomas College Homepage

 

SCHEDULE

DATE

TOPICS

 Week of January 24

Introduction to Philosophizing

The Natural Philosphers

 Week of January 31

 Socrates

Plato

 Week of February 7

 Aristotle

Week of February 14

Descartes, Spinoza

Rousseau, Locke, Hume

 Week of February 21

 John Stuart Mill

 Week of February 28

 Kant

Hegel

Kierkegaard

 Week of March 7

 Karl Marx

Week of March 14

 William James

Week of March 21

 Darwin

Freud

 Week of March 28

 Existentialism and Sartre

    Last Updated: January 23, 1999

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