Spring 2011 Schedule of Courses

PHILOSOPHY 101: INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

TUESDAY, THURSDAY
SECTION 2, 11:00 – 12:15 P.M.
SECTION 4, 3:30 – 4:45 P.M.

INSTRUCTOR JOHN BEAUDOIN

REQUIRED TEXTS
Plato, Five Dialogues, 2nd ed (Hackett)
Descartes, Meditations, 3rd ed (Hackett)
Berkeley, Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous, 1st ed (Hackett)
Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, 2nd ed (Hackett)
Mill, Utilitarianism, 2nd ed (Hackett)
Mill, On Liberty, 1st ed (Hackett)

COURSE CONTENT
An introduction to some important figures and movements in the history of Western philosophy.

COURSE FORMAT
Course grades will be based on several exams and a paper.