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PY201 (Version: 2024 5) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY201 PHILOSOPHY & ETHICAL REASONING 2024 5 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, a significant part of it is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for their Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A few essays of moderate length.

PY201 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY251 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 1985 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y

PY201 (Version 2024-5) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2024 - 5 2 15 30 26 0 4 N Hours

2025 - 1 33 18 594 570 0 24 N Hours

2025 - 2 37 18 666 571 0 95 N Hours

2025 - 5 1 18 18 7 0 11 N Hours

2025 - 8 1 18 18 1 0 17 N Hours

2026 - 1 33 20 660 633 0 27 N Hours

2026 - 2 32 20 640 618 0 22 N Hours

2026 - 5 2 18 36 0 0 36 Y Hours

2026 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2027 - 1 33 18 594 0 0 594 N Hours

2027 - 2 32 18 576 0 0 576 N Hours

2027 - 5 2 18 36 0 0 36 N Hours

2027 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2028 - 1 33 18 594 0 0 594 N Hours

2028 - 2 32 18 576 0 0 576 N Hours


PY201 (Version: 2019 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY201 PHILOSOPHY & ETHICAL REASONING 2019 2 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, a significant part of it is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for their Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A few essays of moderate length.

PY201 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY251 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 1985 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y

PY201 (Version: 2016 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY201 PHILOSOPHY & ETHICAL REASONING 2016 1 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, a significant part of it is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for their Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A few essays of moderate length.

PY201 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY251 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 1985 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y

PY201 (Version: 1979 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY201 PHILOSOPHY 1979 1 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course helps third class cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically. It acquaints cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, assists them in acquiring a facility with the language, arguments, and methods of moral discourse, and gives special attention to the subject of war and morality.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A few essays of moderate length.

PY201 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 1985 2 1 Y