2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A
Investigates many of the major philosophical themes within the Western tradition. Among these themes will be the nature of the self, free will and determinism, the nature of mind and consciousness, the ground and nature of human knowledge, the nature of human values, ethical theory, aesthetic value, and the nature of society in relation to the individual. Other topics include the nature and methods of the sciences, philosophical psychology and the theory of language. The honors course emphasizes a seminar rather than lecture format for study of primary sources, an increased reliance on peer-reviewed articles, and research assignments that allow the student to pursue topics of individual interest. Credit may be earned for either PHIL 1 or 1H, but not both. Letter grade only.