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
89461 PHIL 101 60 04:30PM-05:50PM MW 471 Westbrook,James 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:32 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 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:32 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 28*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:32 AM

Total Courses: 2 Total Sections: 3
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