PHIL 255W :: WI-Cosmology: Science and the Human Prospect
Spring 2010 @Honolulu CC

Credit Hours:
Ron Pine
808 845-9163 (Ph)
808 845-9416 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
01/11/2010 - 05/14/2010
Schedule Notes:
This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.
Course Requirements:
Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the class is
Course Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: ENG 100 OR placement in ENG 209-260
Course Description:
An interdisciplinary study of science and philosophy from a humanistic perspective. A scientific description of the Universe and its constituents and its implications for human life will be discussed. Also, the central philosophical problem of cosmology will be discussed: the problem of understanding the world-including ourselves, and our knowledge, as part of the world.
The textbook for the course is available at:

The syllabus for the course is available at:
Technical Requirements:
The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:
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