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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 102 - Introduction to Philosophy


An introduction to philosophical thought and critical thinking through a reading of works from the philosophical tradition. Readings might include works from philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Descartes, Hume, Locke, Kant, Marx, Nietzche and/or other great works of philosophy. Questions will be asked about the nature of wisdom and knowledge, the essence of reality and of ideas, human nature, virtue and community, justice and political life.

General Education Requirements: Ethics and Western Cultural Tradition

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 3