Introduction to Western Philosophy

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1067 REL (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GDAR1067 aims at providing an introduction to a selection of major philosophical issues in the western tradition. Emphasis will be placed on showing how these issues can be relevant to our modern day living. The views of representative philosophers on such issues will be introduced along with the lectures and discussions. In addition, the course will stress the continuity between these philosophers and the connections between their respective solutions to the problems under consideration. Students will be encouraged to think critically and yet deeply regarding these major philosophical issues and the possible answers for them, learning to assess and evaluate their own insights and to form conclusions rationally.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.