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Undergraduate Philosophy

2016 Spring Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (GH)

Philosophy 241

An introduction to philosophical thought. Representative philosophers and representative issues, such as the nature of ethical reasoning, rival theories of knowledge, and the individual's relation to society, are considered. The emphasis is on argument and analysis, and on issues which are relevant to philosophical problems.


3 Units

CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES (GH)

Philosophy 245

An analysis and critical examination of contemporary moral issues related to business, science, and social policy as developed by current participants in the debate and moral philosophers of various periods and philosophical perspectives.


3 Units

ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (GH)

Philosophy 248

A critical examination of ethical issues and problems arising from human interaction with non-human animals and the natural environment. Topics, such as the moral status of non-human animals, the moral bases of an environmental ethics, biodiversity, and sustainable development, will be considered by examining the writing of philosophers representing various perspectives.


3 Units

PHILOSOPHY OF THE NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GH)

Philosophy 291

A critical examination of the methods, presuppositions, and concepts of the natural and social sciences. This course examines key concepts in the sciences such as time, space, explanation, verification, model construction, etc.


3 Units

MODERN PHILOSOPHY (GH)

Philosophy 342

This course concentrates on the main movements in philosophy from Descartes through Kant. Principal works and selections from the major philosophers will be read.


3 Units

20TH CENTURY PHILOSOPHY (GH)

Philosophy 347

This course concentrates on the main movements in 2oth century philosophy. Selections from principal works of major philosophers of the period, such as Ayer, Wittgenstein, Quine, Carnap, Heidegger, Sartre, Irigary, Lyotard, and Derrida will be critically examined.


3 Units

FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy 390

An introduction to feminist philosophy including its relation to other philosophical traditions, its historical development, and its relevance to concerns in areas such as ethics, theory of knowledge, political philosophy, and philosophy of religion.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Philosophy 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable

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