Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 101
Great Religions of the World
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

The historical development, principal ideas and contributions of the world's religions.


PHIL 106
Introduction to Philosophy
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: PHIL 106H

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement or if required by English level.

The foundations of philosophy in terms of modes of critical thinking, significant philosophical problems, and a representative sampling of primary philosophical writings.


PHIL 106H
Introduction to Philosophy - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: PHIL 106

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement or if required by English level.

This is a degree-applicable introductory level course for honors students. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level, which includes strong critical thinking skills, thorough analysis of philosphical writings, and presentation skills as demonstrated by leading a seminar discussion.


PHIL 108
Philosophy - Ethics
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A critical analysis of ethical theories including Kantianism, Utilitarianism and Virtue Ethics, as well as the application of these ethical theories to mroal problems.


PHIL 110
Philosophy/Logic
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; CSUGE A3; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A course introducing fundamental problems and principles of formal and informal logic, featuring proofs of validity, deductive and inductive reasoning, and detection and analysis of fallacies.


PHIL 130
History of Ancient Philosophy
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A study of selected works in ancient philosophy in the Western tradition, including the Presocratics, the Sophists, Socrates and Plato, Aristotle, and some Greek and Roman philosophers after Aristotle.


PHIL 131
History of Modern Philosophy
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A study of selected works in the modern period of philosophy in the Western tradition (1600-1800), including major figures from Descartes to Immanuel Kant.


PHIL 140
Philosophy of Religion
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A study of the philosophical issues connected with classical theism, such as the concept of God, arguments for the existence of God, the nature of God, the problem of evil, and concepts of the afterlife.


PHIL 210
Symbolic Logic
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; CSUGE A3; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A course concentrating on formal logic, including both sentential and predicate logic, methods of symbolization and proof. Differs from PHIL 110 in omitting informal logic and going further in the study of formal logic. Previous completion of PHIL 110 not required.