||This course is designed for student who is not disciplined in philosophy. As an introduction, we begin at the origin of western philosophy, the philosophical questions and finally, the relationship of human life and philosophy. Philosophy takes place when human being thinking of himself. Man by nature desire to know himself as well as the external world. And due to this love of wisdom, men can be critical to knowledge and be passionate toward truth. Eventually, grasping the sprit of western philosophy , we can view our life in quite a different view. In our time, facing the world of international, we should better understand the western culture, which is rooted in philosophy.