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HUM 127

HUM 127

Introduction to Philosophy

Course focuses on the most fundamental questions that human beings have always asked. Topics include a critical examination of theories about reality and truth, moral values and social justice, personal identity and free will, aesthetic values, and systems of religious beliefs. Three credit hours. No prerequisites.
(IAI H4 900)

Note: Each instructor develops his or her own focus for HUM 127. Please contact the instructor for information on the class focus and books. A number of these sections can be used to complete the Great Books Program. The Great Books sections will be cappped at 25 students and will emphasize discussion.

Section 002

 

TR

12:30-1:45 pm

Skokie

Jon Benson

Section 004

 

MW

12:30-1:45 pm

Skokie

Vincent Samar

Section 051

 

MW

2:00pm-3:15pm

Des Plaines

Clare Pearson

Section 052

 

R

6:30-9:20 pm

Skokie

Jonathan Benson

Section 0G1
Great Books

 

TR

9:30-10:45 am

Des Plaines

Eduardo Frajman

Section 0G2
Great Books

 

TR

11:00-12:15 pm

Des Plaines

Mohamed Mehdi

Section 0G3
Great Books

 

MW

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Des Plaines

Tiffany Traylor

This course focuses on the life of contemplation.

Section OC1

 

This is an online class, weekly participation required.

Carlos Briones

Section 0W1

Late Start 2/22-5/10

S

9:00-1:15pm

Skokie

Kristin McCartney


Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Summer 2014 interim classes begin.

May 20
Faculty grading due.

May 20
Commencement

May 26
Memorial Day holiday. College closed.

June 9
Classes begin for summer 2014 eight-week session.

June 9
Three-week First Summer Interim faculty grading due.

June 16
Classes begin for summer 2014 seven-week session.

Full Academic Calendar