NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PHIL 1000 - Introduction to Philosophy

This course introduces some of the more influential ideas that have shaped the concepts and beliefs of the contemporary Western world, through the study of their historical development and discussion of the ideas themselves.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Humanities
Comments: This course fulfills the Human Culture requirement at UW.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy, the student will:

  1. Identify the major historical personalities of philosophical thought process.
  2. Articulate, verbally and in writing, the definition of key terms used by philosophers.
  3. Discuss key issues/problems philosophers have wrestled with over past centuries.
  4. Analyze current problems that give cause for reflection about human reality
  5. Synthesize the different viewpoints on the issues discussed to create a personal viewpoint on said issues.
  6. Articulate own philosophical point of view in light of a historical perspective.

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