2015-2016 Academic Catalog
PHI 220 Philosophy of Death and Dying (GT-AH3)
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Explores the major philosophical questions surrounding death and dying: The metaphysical arguments for and against the existence of a soul and life after bodily death, the epistemological assessment of arguments for the soul and life after death, the ethical justifications taken on positions such as rational suicide and assisted suicide, as well as a focus on philosophy’s existentialist contribution to questions about the meaning of life and the meaning of death.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CCR 092 (grade C or higher) or equivalent assessment scores (SS 70+, RC: 62+).
Course Note: This is a statewide guaranteed transfer course.
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