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06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
PHIL100
Introduction to Philosophy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy either through a study of some of the main figures in philosophic thought or through an examination of some of the central and recurring problems of philosophy.
An introduction to philosophy that focuses on three central themes in Western philosophy: the nature of death and the possibility of an afterlife (e.g. would immortality in paradise be desirable?), the nature of minds and artificial intelligence (e.g. is the rise of artificial intelligence an existential threat to humankind?), and finally, the ethics of life and death (e.g. is it wrong to have children?)