1000 Level Courses

AP/PHIL1000 6.0 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

A full year introduction to the basic issues and classic writers in the Western philosophical tradition. Areas such as ethics, metaphysics, theory of knowledge and logic will be surveyed by examining the writings of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes and Hume, as well as more modern writers.
Course credit exclusion: GL/PHIL 1410 3.00, GL/PHIL 1420 3.00, GL/PHIL 1690 6.00.

AP/PHIL1002 6.0 JUSTICE, LAW & MORALITY

An introduction to the development of philosophical thinking about law, justice and punishment, from its origins in classical Greek, Hebrew and Roman thought, up to common law and civil law, and such modern theories as Mill's, Rousseau's, Burke's, Hegel's and Marx's.
Course credit exclusions: None.

PRIOR TO FALL 2009: Course credit exclusion: AK/PHIL 1002 6.00.

AP/PHIL1100 3.0 The Meaning Of Life

An exploration of a number of fundamental practical philosophical questions, including: What is the meaning of (my) life? What is happiness, and how can I achieve it? What is wisdom? What is death, and what does it mean to me?
Course credit exclusions: None.

PRIOR TO FALL 2009: Course credit exclusions: AK/AS/PHIL 1100 3.00.