Experience the benefits of Philosophy

  • Learn critical thinking, careful reading, and clear oral and written communication which helps to better understand the conceptual frameworks that we use to organize and describe the world and our place within it.

  • Philosophy majors and minors routinely score high on all standardized tests and go on to successful careers in business, education, government, law, medicine, and public policy.

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Introduction to Philosophy.
As humans, we sometimes ponder the big, deep questions: What is the meaning of life? What happens when I die? Is there a God, etc.? This course is your chance to deal with important, relevant issues and put an honest effort into attempting to understand them. Topics include being, mind, free will, knowledge, God, evil, ethics, politics, and life’s meaning. PHIL 1301 will help you develop your critical thinking skills, understand the difference between good and bad arguments, and learn to critically and carefully analyze the arguments of others. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

 

 Intro to World Religions 

A comparative study of world religions, including but not limited to Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

 Introduction to Formal Logic

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to symbolic logic, including syllogisms, propositional and predicate logic, and logical proofs in a system of rules. Pre-requisite: ENGL-1301

Introduction to Ethics

 This course presents a systematic evaluation of classical and/or contemporary ethical theories concerning the good life, human conduct in society, morals, and standards of value. Pre-requisite: ENGL-1301

Dr. B. Kyle Keltz

Assistant Professor in English & Philosophy

Office: CM 131, RC 318 G

Phone: 806.716.2585

Email:  bkeltz@southplainscollege.edu

 

 

Sharon Race

Sharon Race

Chairperson of the English and Philosophy Department and Professor of English

2019 Faculty Excellence Award Winner

Office: 106
Phone: 806.716.2439
Email:  srace@southplainscollege.edu

 

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