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PHI 2205 Introduction to Philosophy

Basic nature of philosophy, its relationship to physical and social sciences and theology and its value to the individual.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to examine questions and issues from diverse perspectives. Develop the ability to (re)present complex philosophical ideas, theories, and perspectives fairly, objectively, and critically.
  • Demonstrate increased awareness and understanding of complex issues and complex philosophic texts. Demonstrate exposure to and knowledge of different approaches to distinct philosophical problems. Demonstrate the ability to draw links or associations between various arguments and philosophical sources and resources.
  • Demonstrate exposure to and knowledge of main views and issues addressed by major figures from the history of philosophy. Read and understand historically influential primary source philosophical texts. Recognize diverse methods and subject areas of philosophy.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Philosophy
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 3, Rm 145
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: M from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 11
Meets: M from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 101
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 3, Rm 145
Faculty: Gonzalez Acevedo
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 102
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 102
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: Gonzalez Acevedo
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 21
Meets: TH from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 21
Meets: TH from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Gonzalez Acevedo
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 12
Section: 501
Open Seats: 12
Section: 501
Blended Learning
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 111
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: CY1
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: CY1
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hayden
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 21
Section: 5B0
Open Seats: 21
Section: 5B0