Learning outcomes

During your philosophy studies at UFV you can expect to come away with the following knowledge and skills:

Learning outcomes

Recognize philosophical issues

Ask fundamental questions about what there is, who we are, and how to live
Identify major trends and issues in philosophy
Locate relevant materials to which philosophical analysis can be applied

Demonstrate competence in philosophical methods

Engage in critical reflection on arguments (as they are found in major trends and issues in philosophy)
Assess primary and secondary sources in philosophy
Develop responses to philosophical positions 
Develop imaginative resolutions to issues
Develop good arguments
Evaluate diverse approaches to problem solving

Apply philosophy to current issues

Apply critical analysis beyond academic and traditional philosophical contexts
Apply knowledge of philosophy in research projects
Adopt reflective stance to own worldviews and beliefs

Reach out to the wider community

Communicate effectively and respectfully through, classroom presenations, seminar discussions, essays, and online.
Facilitate constructive interaction between people of different backgrounds and interests
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