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Philosophy
The Nature of Free Will
What does it mean to believe we are free? How do we reconcile the concept of an omniscient god with the idea of individual freedom? Are our actions causally determined? These questions have been raised by philosophers for at least 2,500 years. Without an answer to them, our self-understanding as moral beings, responsible for our actions, is jeopardized. In this course, students consider different answers to these que...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1879 - NPHI 0545 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
The Nature of Free Will
What does it mean to believe we are free? How do we reconcile the concept of an omniscient god with the idea of individual freedom? Are our actions causally determined? These questions have been raised by philosophers for at least 2,500 years. Without an answer to them, our self-understanding as moral beings, responsible for our actions, is jeopardized. In this course, students consider different answers to these que...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1878 - NPHI 3545 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
Critical Thinking: Informal Logic
In this course, we study and apply the principles and methods that distinguish good reasoning from poor reasoning. Working with this toolkit of techniques for evaluating arguments, we examine the logic that shapes contemporary debates about politics, media, art, and science. As a complement to the practical nature of this exercise, we also reflect on the psychological structures that make critical thinking an essenti...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3380 - NPHI 2610 A
  • Ballestin, Lucas
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
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