Liberal Arts > Philosophy

General Information

  • Name: Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy
  • Division: Liberal Arts
  • Discipline: Philosophy
  • Units (Credits): 3.00

I. Catalog Course Description

Reviews the late 19th century movements as basis for the study of 20th century developments in thought from Nietzsche through existentialism, neopositivism, and American naturalism.


II: Course Objectives

  • Recognize trends/changes in late 19th and 20th century philosophers and philosophies.
  • practice thinking and writing clearly

III: Course Linkage

Students who complete this course are expected to demonstrate they:

  • Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
  • Posses adequate problem solving, critical reasoning, and creative thinking skills.
  • Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world

Scheduled PHIL-204 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no PHIL-204 classes scheduled for this term.