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Philosophy 101

In this course, I will give time to some of the essential founding ideas in the world's most predominant intellectual schools of thought in the philosophical world.
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55 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 8 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will learn to discuss and debate ideas in a scholarly way.
Students will be able to demonstrate philosophical literacy and become conversant with critical ideas that shape the intellectual world. 
Students will learn to become advocates for their own ideas
There are no required readings for this course.
Class participation is required. 
There are no supplies mandatory for this class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
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1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In this class, we will be studying the works of Confucius, Buddhism, and Taoism. In the conventional college classroom, these world views can fall under the umbrella of religion, but I will only focus on the philosophical concepts of these traditions teach. In addition, we will study Carl Sagan the astronomer, we will not be discussing his work on religiously sensitive issues. 
There are no required readings for this course.


Graham O'Shaughnessy
Lives in the United States
Philosophy Instructor
1 completed class

About Me

Hello! I teach an introductory course in philosophy and religious studies. I have a Bachelors's degree in Philosophy from the University of Redlands. In addition, I have a Master's Degree in Humanities from California State University, Northridge.... 
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