* VO1 Introduction to Philosophy


Monday/Wednesday 8:30-9:45 am

Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:15 am


3 Units C-ID: PHIL 100 Hours: 3 lecture weekly This course surveys the nature and uses of philosophy; considers possible sources, nature, and criteria of knowledge; examines humanity’s place in the universe, including concepts of the self, the mind, and freedom; and reviews various schools of philosophical thought as philosophers have sought to understand knowledge, reality and value. Formerly Phil 1. Transfer credit: CSU; UC.


Required Textbook

Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, Eleventh Edition,

  • Authors: Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins, and Clancy Martin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (September 29, 2015),
  • ISBN-10: 0190209453;
  • ISBN-13: 978-0190209452.
  • The 10th edition is also acceptable.

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