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Introduction to Philosophy

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Concordia University of Edmonton’s newest personal development course, Introduction to Philosophy will be a pillar for learners to work on both personal and professional development by enhancing personal growth and education.

It will allow you to think for yourself, and gather the tools you need to have for intellectual self defense. Join this course for a fascinating and fun learning experience as you learn about life’s most fundamental questions.

intro to philosophy course schedule
intro to philosophy delivery method
Online Delivery Asynchronous
intro to philosophy requirements
No Prerequisites

Course Schedule

SEP 5 – DEC 5, 2024 Thursdays 6:00 – 8:50 PM 39 $400 +GST
JAN 14 – APR 17, 2025 Thursdays 6:00 – 8:50 PM 39 $400 +GST


Why Take this course?

  • Builds fundamental skills such as: comprehension, communication, and reasoning
  • Enhances Creativity
  • Great preparation for Careers
  • Allows you think in a different perspective
  • Introduced to the most popular philosophical theories about how we should live, and what makes an action right from wrong

Hear more from instructor Dr. Jonathan Strand on why this course matters and what to expect in the video below:


Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Help you think through for yourself some of the most important fundamental issues in life.
  • Enhance your reading, writing, and thinking skills.
  • Provide you with an introductory knowledge of the discipline of philosophy.
  • Improve the quality of your life.
  • Improve the quality of your contribution to society.

Lecture Topics

Course Instructor

Dr. Jonathan Strand

Doctor of Philosophy


Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca