Philosophy of Knowing and Reality

PHL 1005 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Analyzes traditional arguments for the nature and existence of God with the goal of understanding the difference between knowledge and belief. Examines the Western ideal of knowledge along with the scientific method and contrasts this approach with mysticism. Explores areas of theoretical focus, including the nature of ultimate reality and the nature of human knowledge. Investigates a variety of problems and alternative solutions to offer students an opportunity to think independently and self-critically. Emphasizes the development of discipline and precision in communicating ideas and concludes with a discussion of immortality and the ramifications of the answer.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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