Courses

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Hans M. Zorn T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM You Choose Online Or In-Person

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM You Choose Online Or In-Person

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM You Choose Online Or In-Person

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 Instructional Method
HZ1 Dr. Hans M. Zorn Distance Off Camp Asynchronous
HZ2 Dr. Hans M. Zorn In-Person