Philosophy

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PHIL 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Investigates the issues, methodologies, and practice of philosophy through the analysis of primary texts with a particular focus on the nature of reality, boundaries of thought, and the origin and validity of values. Explores the world's wisdom traditions leading toward the cultivation of independent philosophical thought. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PHIL 100]
PHIL 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89459 PHIL 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cuddy,Lucas 8 7*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
89460 PHIL 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cuddy,Lucas 8 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
89462 PHIL 101 62 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 475 Buckles,Gregory 8 27*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
PHIL 103 LOGIC AND CRITICAL THINKING 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: ENGL 115 or equivalent.] Develops the critical reading, writing, and reasoning skills necessary for both academic success and good citizenship. Introduces deductive and inductive reasoning, propositional and sentential logic, as well as the systematic study of fallacies in reasoning. Emphasizes the practical applications of logic in daily life. Includes analytical and argumentative writing exercises. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PHIL 110]
PHIL 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90728 PHIL 103 E1 12:15PM-02:30PM MWF NAS Salgado-Avalos,Francisco 15 29*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/9/2014
For Southwest Regional Apprenticeship Program
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
PHIL 106 WORLD RELIGIONS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers the philosophical significance of major themes in religious thought. Studies the comparative and contrasting features of major religious philosophies, including an examination of the historical background and contemporary outlook. [D; CSU; UC]
PHIL 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89474 PHIL 106 76 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 7213 Moore,Jeffrey 8 24*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM
PHIL 120 ETHICS: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: PHIL 101 and PHIL 103, or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers critical examination of the basis of morality. Analyzes various ethical theories in terms of their origin, development, and application. Discusses the application of ethical theories to current and moral issues. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PHIL 120]
PHIL 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89477 PHIL 120 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Spike,Ananda 15 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, September 19, 2014 7:58 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 6
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