Riddles of Existence: An Introduction to Metaphysics and Epistemology|
Philosophy, according to one of the earliest philosophers, Aristotle, begins in wonder. This course is an introduction to some central aspects of the world and of our lives that give rise to wonder. Specifically, we will begin a rigorous examination of the natures of reasoning, knowledge, identity, mind, body, time, freedom, morality, and beauty.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Mind)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Classical and contemporary readings.
|Examination and Assignments: |
There will be one of or more of the following: in-class exams, take-home exams, short papers.
|Instructor(s): Shieh,Sanford Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 50||SR major: 3||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 15||FR: 20|