Philosophy 1 is intended as a survey of the major areas and traditions of philosophy. The course examines central and significant questions about the meaning of life, who determines what is morally right or wrong, the ideal society, the various notions social justice, what is reality, and many other ideas. In pursuing these questions, students will be asked to read texts from writers around the world, both contemporary and ancient, discuss current events, and apply 'theory' to movies such as "The Matrix" trilogy, novels, and any other relevant application of the student's own choice. (C-ID: PHIL 100) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 1A.
Transferable CSU, CSU C2, GAV C2, Transferable UC, IGETC 3B
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017