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FALL 2008                      Issues in Philosophy FALL     2008 FALL     2008  
MODULE TOPICS Start Module End Discussions End Reading Assignment Due Written Assignment
Course Orientation Training

8-25-08

9-3-08

SLN Orientation Course Orientation All Course Information Documents

9-3-08

Orientation Assignment #1

Orientation Assignment#2

1 Introduction to the Course

9-2-08

9-07-08

Online text Chapter 1

9-07-08

Assignment #1
2 The Greeks : From Religion to Philosophy, chaos to cosmos Pre-Socratics to Socrates

9-8-08

9-14-08 Online text Chapter 2 Pojman Chapters 1,2,3,4,5 PLATO’s ION, APOLOGY CRITO 9-28-08
Socrates: the Philosopher

9-15-08

9-21-08 Online text Chapter 2 Pojman, Chapter 6

PLATO’S PHAEDO

9-28-08
Plato: the Process

9-22-08

9-28-08 Online text Chapter 2 PLATO's REPUBLIC PLATO’S SYMPOSIUM 9-28-08 Assignment #2
3. Philosophy of Religion: The Existence of GOD

9-29-08

10-5-08 Online text Chapter 3 Pojman, Chapter 7,8,9 10-5-08 Assignment #3A
Miracles // The Problem of Evil

10-6-08

10-12-08 Online text Chapter 3 Pojman, Chapter 10,11,12 10-12-08 Assignment 3B
4 Metaphysics 10-13-08 10-19-08 Online text Chapter 4 10-19-08 Assignment #4A
Epistemology 10-20-08 10-26-08 Online text Chapter 5 Pojman, Chapters 13,14,15,16, 10-26-08 Assignment #4B
Mid Course Evaluation and Changes

10-27-08

11-2-08 Discussions only   Discussions only
5 Mind-Body Problem

11-3-08

11-9-08

Online text Chapter 6 Pojman, Chapters 17,18,19,20

11-9-08

Assignment #5A
Freedom and Determinism

11-10-08

11-16-08

Online text Chapter 7

11-16-08

Assignment #5B
6 Ethics

11-17-08

11-30-08

Online text Chapter 8 Pojman, Chapters 25,26,27,28,29,30

11-30-08

Assignment #6
7 Social Philosophy

12-1-08

12-7-08

Online text Chapter 9 Pojman, Chapters 31,32,33,34,35

12-7-08

Political Philosophy

12-8-08

12-14-08

Online text Chapter 10

12-14-08

Assignment #7
8 What is Philosophy?

12-15-08

12-18-08

Online text Chapter 12

12-18-08

Assignment #8
Culminating Activity

12-18-08

12-18-08

Course Evaluation : Mod

12-18-08

Culminating Activity Feedback Survey

 

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