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PHIL 190 Contemporary Philosophy

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Course Description

A general survey of the philosophical developments in the 19th and 20th centuries and their ramifications on social, political, moral, and religious movements. Traditions of Idealism, existentialism, Marxism; logical positivism, pragmatism, utilitarianism, and linguistic analysis are examined.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)