Courses

HNRS 120 True Freedom

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing, and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HNRS-110 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

PHIL 266 Power, Language, Politics

An examination of contemporary French thinkers, such as Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, and Jacques Derrida. Each of these thinkers represents an important aspect in the development of what has been variously called post-structuralist and postmodernist discourse as it has developed in France since the May 1968 student riots. The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to some important trends in French thought since 1968. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHIL 391 Sem: Deleuze

This advanced course in philosophy will examine a continuing problem in philosophy. The course is designed to build on previous philosophical skills, while adding a major research component. Problems examined might include language, mind, the one and the many, evil, race, and gender. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One course in PHIL or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM