This course explores the definitions, origins and basic tenets of philosophy. Topics include Greek philosophy, Chinese philosophy, ethics, skepticism, rationalism, idealism, truth, and much more. This course also prepares students for taking more advanced courses in philosophy.
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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exmans must be taken in a proctored location, with arrangements to be made by the student. Exam proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.
Graded Assessments and Learning Modules
4 learning modules
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)
Textbook(s) and Materials
Solomon, Robert C. Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, 10th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
ISBN 10: 0-1997-6486-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-19-976486-0