This course introduces fundamental philosophical issues through an historical perspective. Emphasis is placed on such figures as Plato, Aristotle, Lao-Tzu, Confucius, Augustine, Aquinas, Descartes, Locke, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Nietzsche, and Sartre. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and distinguish among the key positions of the philosophers studied.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for humanities/fine arts in A.A., A.S., A.A.S. degree programs.