Introduction to Philosophy

You’ll study the major themes and concepts of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, free will and determinism, evil and the existence of God, personal identity, ethical values and politics, modern cognitivism and more. And you’ll meet the major philosophers throughout the ages: Socrates, Descartes, Locke, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Mill and Marx. You’ll also explore Eastern influences on Western philosophy, including Taoism, Confucianism and Zen Buddhism.

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    Introduction to Philosophy from McGraw-Hill

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