Courses

Philosophy Courses

PHIL 1301 – INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

Students will be introduced to various significant philosophical issues and thinkers and to the practice of philosophical analysis. (master syllabi)

Phil 1301H – Introduction to Philosophy: Honors

Please contact the Honors Department at (512) 223–3255 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2303 – LOGIC

Students will be introduced to the rules of argument, inductive and deductive reasoning, the recognition of informal and formal fallacies, and the application of logical thinking in work and social situations. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2306 – ETHICS

Students will be introduced to the principles of morality through a critical examination of various ethical theories and their application to contemporary moral problems.

Phil 2306H – Ethics: Honors

Please contact the Honors Department at (512) 223–3255 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2307 – INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Students will be introduced to a critical examination of fundamental social and political concepts, e.g., justice, rights, and political obligation. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2316 – ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

Students will be introduced to Ancient Western Philosophy from the pre–Socratics through the Hellenists with emphasis on Plato and Aristotle. Prerequisites: PHIL 1301. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2317 – MODERN PHILOSOPHY

Students will be introduced to early modern Western Philosophy focusing on the attempt to understand the source, nature, and limits of human knowledge as pursued by the rationalists, the empiricists, and Kant. Prerequisites: PHIL 1301. (master syllabi)

PHIL 2321 – PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

Students will be introduced to the philosophical analysis of the nature of religion and religious experience with an emphasis on such themes as rationality and religious belief, the existence and attributes of God, and the problem of evil. (master syllabi)