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PHILO 1 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to the most troublesome questions: meaning, existence, truth, reasoning, perception, intuition, morality, god, self, mind. Appropriate readings. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2767 10:25am-   Noon MW      Lecture C307   REGAN P G   
   #1741    Noon- 1:35pm MW      Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #2531    Noon- 3:20pm F       Lecture C307   HANDELMAN L 
   #0269  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    Lecture C307   REGAN P G   
   #1745  2:35pm- 4:10pm TuTh    Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #1744  3:10pm- 4:45pm MW      Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #0725  6:00pm- 9:20pm M       Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #2893  6:00pm- 9:20pm W       Lecture C307   HANDELMAN L 
   #1563  6:00pm- 9:20pm Th      Lecture C307   HANDELMAN L 

PHILO 3 ETHICS 3 Units

An analysis from the philosophical pint of view of the nature of morality and moral judgments; study of the major ethical systems; theories of conduct; theories of value; the moral virtues; science and morality; ethical relativism. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0787  7:15am- 8:50am MW      Lecture C304   ROGACS L    
   #0267  1:00pm- 4:20pm Tu      Lecture C304   ZEUSCHNER R 
   #1756  2:35pm- 5:55pm Tu      Lecture C307   HANDELMAN L 

PHILO 7 CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Nature of value. Concepts of choice, obligations, moral standards; types of ethical theory. Analysis of such concepts as justice, freedom, the state; various types of political theory. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1746    Noon- 3:20pm F       Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #1747  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #1314  6:00pm- 9:20pm M       Lecture C307   HANDELMAN L 

PHILO 8 PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANNESS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
The essence of human nature: reason, desire, work, freedom and organism; some deficiencies in human nature: sin, ignorance, neurosis, alienation; means for changing human nature: redemption, education, therapy, social reconstruction. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0304  8:40am-   Noon F       Lecture C304   FESER E C   

PHILO 20A HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Beginnings of philosophy and science in Greece; Socrates, Plato, Aristotle; philosophies in Roman Empire; developments to St. Thomas Aquinas. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1753 10:25am-   Noon MW      Lecture C351   FESER E C   

PHILO 25 INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Engl 1A.
An introduction to critical thinking skills and techniques of critical analysis in written form. Course will include applications of critical reasoning skills in everyday situations and seek to develop the ability to integrate the principles of critical thinking with the techniques of effective written argument. A total of 6,000 to 8,000 words will be required during the semester in a variety of written assignments. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#0030                                 ONLINE ROGACS L    
No. 0030: All enrolled students must have access to a computer with an Internet provider AND attend an on-campus orientation session on Monday, August 29, from 3:30-5:00pm, in C333. Students not present at this session will be dropped from the class.
#1230                                 ONLINE ROGACS L    
No. 1230: All enrolled students must have access to a computer with an Internet provider AND attend an on-campus orientation session on Monday, August 29, from 3:30-5:00pm, in C333. Students not present at this session will be dropped from the class.
#2994                                 ONLINE ROGACS L    
No. 2994: All enrolled students must have access to a computer with an Internet provider AND attend an on-campus orientation session on Monday, August 29, from 3:30-5:00pm, in C333. Students not present at this session will be dropped from the class.

   #2087  8:40am-   Noon Sat     Lecture C310   MATHER N    
#0800  8:50am-10:25am MW      Lecture C333   ROGACS L    
No. 0800: This section is part of the Scholars Block III Program. Students must enroll in all three sections: Sociology 1. #1562, Philosophy 25, #0800, and Theater Arts 7B, #1167.
#2954  8:50am-10:25am MW      Lecture C333   SCHULZ      
No. 2954: This section is part of the Scholars Block III Program. Students must enroll in all three sections: Philosophy 25, #2954, Sociology 1. #0126, and Theater Arts 7B, #1247.
   #1104    Noon- 1:35pm MW      Lecture C307   FESER E C   
   #3507    Noon- 3:20pm F       Lecture C305   MATHER N    
   #1823  1:35pm- 3:10pm MW      Lecture C337   RICHARDS J A
   #1918  2:35pm- 4:10pm TuTh    Lecture C308   REGAN P G   
   #0375  6:40pm-10:00pm Tu      Lecture C308   SINGER J    
   #1234  6:40pm-10:00pm W       Lecture C308   SCHULZ      
   #0974  6:40pm-10:00pm Th      Lecture C308   CARPENTER K 

PHILO 30 LOGIC 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Elementary thought processes, both deductive and inductive, emphasis on definition, verification, evidence, validity, forms of argument and of fallacious reasoning. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1762  8:40am-   Noon F       Lecture C310   RICARDS P   
   #1754  8:50am-10:25am MW      Lecture C304   FESER E C   
   #2242  8:50am-10:25am MW      Lecture C307   REGAN P G   
   #3505  8:50am-10:25am MW      Lecture C310   RICARDS P   
   #2899  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture C310   RICARDS P   
   #0011 10:25am-   Noon MW      Lecture C310   RICARDS P   
   #1761 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture C310   RICARDS P   
   #1742  1:35pm- 3:10pm MW      Lecture C304   REGAN P G   
   #1983  6:40pm-10:00pm M       Lecture C310   ROONEY M    
   #1217  6:40pm-10:00pm W       Lecture C310   MORRIS SX   

PHILO 33 INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Elements of symbolic logic; sentential and quantificational; forms of reasoning; structure of language. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1758  7:15am- 8:50am TuTh    Lecture C310   FINKENBINDER

PHILO 37 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Nature of the religious experience; content of religious studies. Relationship of religion to philosophy and science. Role of reason and faith; arguments for God’s existence; meaning of evil; beliefs in immortality. Religion as a social and political force. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1227  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture C307   FESER E C   

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