Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Philosophy

Academics

Philosophy 101. Introduction to Philosophy

An examination of the fundamental problems of Western philosophy via study and discussion of perennially important texts by Plato, Descartes, Hume, and Nietzsche, as well as contemporary thinkers. Topics include appearance and reality, the relation of mind and body, skepticism, relativism, morality and the good life, among others. This course does not assume previous study of philosophy.