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PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
Introduction to philosophical inquiry and historically important philosophical ideas discussed by classical and/or modern philosophers. Topics may include the nature of love, the foundation of ethical action, the nature and limits of knowledge, the essence of truth, and the meaning of technology in contemporary culture.
Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number: MOTR PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 102 Introduction to Logic (3)
Study of techniques and methods for identifying, classifying, clarifying, and evaluating various kinds of reasoning and related uses of language.
Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number: MOTR PHIL 101 – Introduction to Logic
PHL 160 Ethics (3)
Introductory survey of classical and contemporary theories in field of ethics. Questions considered regarding ideal moral life, nature of good and evil, principles for distinguishing right from wrong, and ethical relativism versus objectivism. Discusses selected moral dilemmas of modern living. Offered in Fall and Spring.
Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number: MOTR PHIL 102 – Introduction to Ethics
PHL 201 World Religion (3)
Introduction to basic doctrines and stories of seven major religions of the world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number: MOTR RELG 100 – World Religion
PHL 260 Reason and Religion (3)
Prerequisites: ENG 101
Examines the tension between Reason and Religion in the Western Tradition on the question of the good life from the Ancient World to the 21st Century. Contact department chair for course availability.
PHL 290 Topics in Philosophy (3)
Seminar style course reflecting specializations in fields of philosophy. Titles may include: The Modern and the Postmodern, Democracy and Philosophy, Phenomenology and Existentialism, and Aesthetics. Contact department chair for course availability.