Department of English and Philosophy

 

Goals of the Major

Outcomes
  1. Undergraduate Philosophy students will be able to write clear, organized, and grammatically correct prose.
  2. Students will be able to read philosophical texts critically.
  3. Students will be able to formulate a clear and substantive position regarding a major philosophical problem.
  4. Students will be able to develop cogent arguments in support of that position, and to recognize and criticize the strongest arguments against it.
  5. Students will be aware of major philosophers' arguments relevant to that position.
  6. Students will be aware of the larger historical and intellectual context of the problem addressed.
  7. Students will be aware of the broader implications of the position embraced.

 


IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Pocatello, Idaho, 83209