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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 1E1

MTWR

09:00am-12:40pm

Skokie

Peter Hudis

Section 1E2

MTWR

09:00am-1:15pm

DesPlaines

TBA

Section 701

MTWR

11:30am-
1:00pm

Skokie

Jonathan Benson

Section 702

MTWR

9:45am-
11:15am

Des Plaines

Russell Newstadt

Section 750

TR

6:00pm-
9:15pm

Skokie

Mathew Klinsky

Section 8C1

This is an online class.
Weekly participation required.

Elizabeth Hoppe

Section 8C1

This is an online class.

Weekly participation required.

Clare Pearson

Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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