Philosophy

Program Learning Outcomes

Philosophy

  • Employ analytical techniques to construct arguments that proceed via trustworthy inferences from plausible starting points. Although emphasis is on philosophical arguments, the techniques apply to all areas of argumentation.                                                                                                                                            
  • Supplement their informal reasoning with an ability to employ formal techniques.                            
  • Communicate complex and abstract ideas clearly both orally and via written text.                                  
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the motivations and problems for a wide variety of positions in historical and contemporary philosophy.

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