Introduction to Philosophy

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Philosophy

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Fundamental philosophical methods and leading philosophical ideas concerning the notions of reality (?metaphysics?), knowledge (?epistemology?), consciousness (?philosophy of mind?) and freedom (?action theory? /?ethics?); reading of paradigmatic texts, both traditional and contemporary, and analysis as well as comparison of philosophical arguments; discussion of modern scientific research results in relationship to topics traditionally considered philosophical.

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