UExcel Introduction to Philosophy: Study Guide & Test Prep

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    Philosophy: Definition & Purpose
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    Philosophy: Definition & Purpose

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Use this comprehensive study guide to review basic philosophical concepts, theories and systems. The lessons contained in this guide provide a quick and effective resource if you are preparing to take the UExcel Introduction to Philosophy exam.
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14 chapters in UExcel Introduction to Philosophy: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Lesson 1 - Religion: Key Concepts and Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Religious Views: Atheism, Agnosticism & Theism  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Monotheism: Islam, Judaism & Christianity  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Nontheism: Hinduism, Buddhism & Confucianism  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Gautama Buddha: The Founding of Buddhism  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Nirvana: Enlightenment and Buddhist Salvation  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Gospels: The Life of Christ  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Origins of Hinduism: the Indus River Valley & the Harappa Culture  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Bhagavad Gita's Story of Arjuna & Krishna: The Three Paths to Salvation  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Mohammed and the Birth of Islam  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Qur'an and the Hadith: Islamic Revelation  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Five Pillars of the Islamic Faith: Overview, the Quran & Sharia Law  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Hebrews and Their Beliefs  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Origins of Taoism: History, the Uncarved Block & Tao-Te Ching  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Taoism as ''The Way'': Yin and Yang & the Wu-wei Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Texts of Taoism: Tao-te Ching, Chuang-tzu & the Taoist Canon  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Mary Daly's Feminist Alternative to God the Father  Take Quiz

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