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Mission College Philosophy

Among the perennial questions philosophy investigates are the nature of reality, human knowledge, the nature of mind, morality and the good life, etc. In this investigation, philosophy uses not only historical insights but also logical and conceptual methods. Philosophy is the most common major for future pre-law students.
  • Take courses that satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements
  • Use what you have learned in philosophy in your chosen career path-- business, nursing or science.
  • Understand the "why" behind the things people think to be true.

Additional Philosophy Learning Resources


How about one of these exciting Philosophy courses?

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Intro to Social & Political Philosophy

New for Fall 2018 PHI 005 introduces students to major social and politcal problems and their causes.

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Intro to Philosophy

What makes a statement true or false? What is knowledge? Find out with PHI 001.

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Intro to Ethics

What is ethics? What do you value? What makes an act right or wrong? Find out in PHI 003.

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Intro to Logic

STEM majors may be attracted to PHI 002, which works to understand the nature of reasoning and the chain of thought

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Philosophy Learning Resources

A growing number Web sites in philosophy can serve as valuable learning resources. Learn More


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