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- Careful, close textual reading of primary sources.
- Critical thinking skills - skills of argumentation (as learned in logic). Skills of written expression; ability to make adequate references to scholarly text; articulate expression and communication.
- Introducing students to important traditions of thought (philosophical content).
- Ability to relate course material to real life situations. (e.g., applied ethics)
- Encourage students to become aware of and to question unexamined assumptions and values.