Philosophy

  • Morton College's Philosophy courses introduce students to the significant ideas that have endured to logically analyze, interpret and define the human condition.

    Courses examine world religions, the question of ethical behavior and advanced concepts in philosophical studies.

    Philosophy Courses

  • PHI-125 World Religions in a Global Context

    This course compares the major world religions and considers their major contributions to world civilization. Study includes Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Shintoism. Lecture three hours per week. This course applies to the IAI General Education Core Curriculum Fine Arts and Humanities package.

    PHI-126 Introduction to Ethics

    Students examine man as a moral being. This course analyzes the principal ethical theories and their practical application to man's moral problems and decisions. Lecture three hours per week. This course applies to the IAI General Education Core Curriculum Fine Arts and Humanities package.

    PHI-180 Social Ethics

    This course encourages critical thinking about traditional and modern social problems. Students probe the reasoning, rationalizations and justifications for social policy and public opinion. Lecture three hours weekly. This course applies to the IAI General Education Core Curriculum Fine Arts and Humanities package.

    PHI-201 Philosophy

    Students inquire into the main problems of philosophy and analyze the most significant philosophic systems. Topics include the source and limits of knowledge, errors in reasoning, moral and ethical values, freedom and determinism and the nature and form of religion. Lecture three hours per week. This course applies to the IAI General Education Core Curriculum Fine Arts and Humanities package.