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The Lander University Catalog  lists the following goals of General Education for philosophy courses:

Phil 102  Introduction of Philosophical Inquiry
Phil 103  Introduction to Logic
Phil 203  Scientific Reasoning
Phil 302  Ethics
Phil 312 Oriental Philosophy
Phil  315 Existentialism


Descartes--University of TexasPhil 102  Introduction of Philosophical Inquiry

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
2.  be able to convey and understand ideas clearly
. . .
4. be aware of the nature of the world in which they live and recognize that each individual shares responsibility for the condition of that world 
5.  recognize that their world is a product of cultural heritage and that knowledge of the concerns of people from other times and places promotes clearer understanding of their own lives
6.  understand and appreciate both the creative process and the importance of the aesthetic to human life and well being
7.  accept responsibility for their own lives and recognize their need to adopt attitudes and habits conducive to positive physical and sound mental health

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Aristotle--Antiquities ProjectPhil 103  Introduction to Logic

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
2.  be able to convey and understand ideas clearly
. . .

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Newton--University of TexasPhil 203  Scientific Reasoning

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
2.  be able to convey and understand ideas clearly
. . .
4. be aware of the nature of the world in which they live and recognize that each individual shares responsibility for the condition of that world 
. . .
6.  understand and appreciate both the creative process and the importance of the aesthetic to human life and well being
. . .

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Kant--University of TexasPhil 302  Ethics

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
2.  be able to convey and understand ideas clearly
3.  recognize and tolerate the diversity of humanity as well as of ideas, institutions, moral codes, and ethical principles
4. be aware of the nature of the world in which they live and recognize that each individual shares responsibility for the condition of that world 
5.  recognize that their world is a product of cultural heritage and that knowledge of the concerns of people from other times and places promotes clearer understanding of their own lives
6.  understand and appreciate both the creative process and the importance of the aesthetic to human life and well being
7.  accept responsibility for their own lives and recognize their need to adopt attitudes and habits conducive to positive physical and sound mental health

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Buddha--Antiquities ProjectPhil 312  Oriental Philosophy

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
2.  be able to convey and understand ideas clearly
3.  recognize and tolerate the diversity of humanity as well as of ideas, institutions, moral codes, and ethical principles
4. be aware of the nature of the world in which they live and recognize that each individual shares responsibility for the condition of that world 
5.  recognize that their world is a product of cultural heritage and that knowledge of the concerns of people from other times and places promotes clearer understanding of their own lives
6.  understand and appreciate both the creative process and the importance of the aesthetic to human life and well being
7.  accept responsibility for their own lives and recognize their need to adopt attitudes and habits conducive to positive physical and sound mental health

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Kierkegaard--ThoemmesPhil 315  Existentialism

Graduates of Lander University should
1.  to be able to gather and critically analyze information in several ways in order to develop a basis for reasoned judgments; to synthesize diverse ideas and information; and to recognize and tolerate ambiguity.
. . .
4. be aware of the nature of the world in which they live and recognize that each individual shares responsibility for the condition of that world 
. . .
6.  understand and appreciate both the creative process and the importance of the aesthetic to human life and well being
7.  accept responsibility for their own lives and recognize their need to adopt attitudes and habits conducive to positive physical and sound mental health


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