Credits: 3

Schedule: 12.09.2018 - 28.11.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course aims to make participants more aware of the philosophical questions in their everyday life, more knowledgeable about different ways to answer these questions, more capable to critically evaluate and reflect on these questions independently, more understanding of other viewpoints, and thus overall strengthen the participants’ capacity to life their own lives in a more self-chosen and virtuous way.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is mainly based on western philosophical tradition but emphasizes students’ own thinking.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Learning diaries and an essay at the end based on the course material.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 20 h

Independent studying 20 h

Learning diaries: 10 h

Essays 30 h

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=TU-E6010

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is intended mainly for students majoring in Information Networks. Other students (who meet the prerequisites) are admitted in order of registration.

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