Tool Box


Print  print

RSS Feed  RSS feed

Email  email  

Bookmark and Share  share

Philosophical Inquiry

These courses introduce students to the various modes of philosophical inquiry and to the great philosophical questions that are central to a humanistic education in the Catholic intellectual tradition. More specifically, students will

  • develop an appreciation for philosophic self-reflection.
  • know the classical themes in metaphysics (the study of reality) and epistemology (the study of knowing) in relation to the study of the human person.
  • develop a sense of the historical development of philosophic problems and the different modes of philosophic inquiry in light of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
  • learn to analyze philosophic texts critically and to clearly articulate questions, ideas, and arguments in discussion and writing.

Course Criteria

Core Course Proposal Form for Philosophical Inquiry