Introduction to philosophy
In this course, students will be introduced to the methods and content of philosophy by considering, at an elementary level and in a carefully guided way, some of the central problems that arise within the subject.
- Free-will, determinism and responsibility
- Personal identity
- The relation of the mind to the body
- The nature of knowledge
- The ideal of equality
- Issues raised by portrayals of tragedy
- The reality of qualities
- Our understanding of moral dilemmas.
One two-hour unseen written examination.