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

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 1, 2020 H. Zorn 8:30AM-10:40AM
Spring 2020 B. Adkins M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHIL 111 Cont Issues: Rick and Morty

This introductory course in practical philosophy will examine issues of current relevance such as race, gender, sexual orientation, politics, economics, science, artificial intelligence, and morality. The course is designed to teach basic philosophical skills as they relate to real world problems. May be repeated for credit. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 B. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHIL 223 Ethics and Medicine

An examination of ethical issues in medicine and the moral principles that might be employed to resolve ethical dilemmas. (Cross-listed with SOCI-223). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Peterson T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

PHIL 251 Early Western Philosophy

An analysis of the history of Western thought from the rise of classical philosophy with the pre-Socratic philosophers and the pivotal figures of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, through the evolution of classical thought in Hellenistic philosophy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 N. Montgomery M 4:00PM-7:00PM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 H. Zorn T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

PHIL 275H Asian Philosophy

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 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

Pre-requisites/Comments One course in PHIL or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 B. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHIL 495 Honors Project

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 B. Adkins

PHIL 496 Honors Project

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 B. Adkins

PHIL 497 Honors Project

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

Pre-requisites/Comments See catalog

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 B. Adkins