An historical-cultural introduction to philosophy. This course considers a broad range of philosophical problems in relation to the major historical and cultural conditions which have influenced their formulations and proposed solutions. Among topics typically considered are the principles of rational inquiry; the nature of knowledge; the metaphysics of mind, world, and God; and the sources and authority of morality.

Prerequisites: None

Frequency: Several sections of Philosophy 101 are offered each semester.

Achievement-Centered Education (ACE): Philosophy 101 fulfills Student Learning Outcomes 5 and 8.

Comprehensive Education Program: Philosophy 101 meets the Humanities ES requirement, and is also an IS course.