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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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September 20
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September 21
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October 4
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October 9
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October 25
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November 11
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November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)


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