Introduction to Philosophy

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Course Venue:

Upper Block 1

College of Humanities and Social Sciences



Lecture Room 2

College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Course Schedule

7 AM: 
8 AM
7 AM: 
8 AM
6 PM: 
7 PM
7 PM: 
8 PM
11 AM: 
12 PM
Course Code: 
PHI 1101
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Academic Programs: 
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course introduces into the nature of philosophy which tries to explain the most fundamental concepts such as truth, knowledge, existence, action, person, mind, freedom, goodness, etc., the most important branches of philosophy are briefly considered, like metaphysics, epistemology and ethics.  The relationship of philosophy to other disciplines economics, development” and similar fields of study is highlighted.  Special consideration is given to African philosophy.  The course keeps in constant touch with the life-experience of the students, illustrating the presence of philosophy in every area of learning and life, thus highlighting the relevance of philosophy.  The general aim of the course is to help students think critically and systematically, enabling them to interpret reality meaningfully and objectively and to have a general view of philosophy in contemporary society and in Africa today.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Course Objective :The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic understanding of philosophy and how to study and do philosophy.  

Learning Outcomes: 


  • Expose students to the various levels of human knowledge and the limitations of each.
  • To introduce the students to the fundamental problems, about the human person and the universe.
  • Introduce students to an examination of fundamental beliefs about truth, knowledge, and values, God.


Introduction to Philosophy
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