Courses

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic

This course seeks to develop skills in formulating and evaluating arguments. Topics covered include the nature and types of arguments, patterns of fallacious reasoning, inductive logic, and systems of deductive logic. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

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

PHIL 253 Medieval Philosophy

An examination of the ways in which thinkers in the middle ages developed the heritage of the classical world, produced a sophisticated intellectual heritage of their own, and laid the groundwork for modern philosophy. The course follows the development of medieval thought with special attention to the work of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas, as well as the pivotal work of Arabic-speaking philosophers such as Ibn Sina. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

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

PHIL 275H Asian Philosophy

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A V Staff

PHIL 390 Sem in Hist of Phil: Nietzsche

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 Dr. Brent A. 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 Dr. Hans M. Zorn

PHIL 410 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 Dr. Hans M. Zorn

PHIL 411 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 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins

PHIL 496 Honors Project

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hans M. Zorn

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 Dr. Brent A. Adkins