Course Description for Philosophical Methods
Description: This course is an investigation of various central methods in philosophical inquiry. The course covers analytic, continental European, comparative (non-Western/Western), and historical perspectives. Attention is paid to developing studentsâ€™ abilities to interpret philosophical material, construct and evaluate arguments, and write philosophical essays. Specific topics will vary by instructor. This course is required for the philosophy major and minor, and is a prerequisite for all 4000 level courses.