PHIL 255W :: WI-Cosmology: Science and the Human Prospect
Spring 2012 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 23755
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Ron Pine
pine@hawaii.edu
808 845-9163 (Ph)
808 845-9416 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/09/2012 - 05/11/2012
Schedule Notes: This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.
Course Requirements: The starting point for the class is
<https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal>. Students should have consistent access to the Internet to take this course. Students should check their UH email regularly while taking this course.
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.
Textbooks: The textbook for the course is available at:
http://home.honolulu.hawaii.edu/~pine/book1qts/SHP.html


The syllabus for the course is available at:
http://home.honolulu.hawaii.edu/~pine/phil255/phil255.htm
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:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563
Additional Notes: http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/student/
http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/distance/
Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:13:59