Courses

PHIL 201 Symbolic Logic

An introduction to truth functional logic including truth tables, and natural deduction in propositional and predicate logic. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A H. Zorn M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PHIL 265 American Philosophy

The development of American philosophy from the colonial period to contemporary thinkers. Particular emphasis will be placed on the pragmatist tradition, including 19th-century thinkers such as Peirce, James, and Dewey, and contemporary figures such as Quine, Davidson, and Rorty. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A H. Zorn T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

PHIL 390 Sem Hist of Phil: Spinoza

This advanced course in philosophy will examine a major figure or movement in the history of philosophy. The course is designed to build on previous philosophical skills, while adding a major research component. Figures and topics might include, Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Stoicism, phenomenology, and pragmatism. 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 B. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHIL 406 Independent Study & Research

Selected topics in philosophy carried ou t under the direction of a member of the departmental staff. Enrollment with the approval of the department. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Adkins
B H. Zorn

PHIL 412 Senior Thesis

At the end of the junior year every maj or will register with a member of the de partment to study and write a major pape r in the final year. Guidelines, require ments and dates are explained in "The Se nior Thesis." 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Adkins

PHIL 497 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminati ng in a paper. 1/2 Unit

Requisites

  • See catalog Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Adkins