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Undergraduate Philosophy

2017 Fall 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

LOGIC (GH)

Philosophy 251

By examining basic concepts, methods, and techniques for evaluating argumentation, this course aims at developing students' abilities to recognize, criticize, and construct arguments. The relationship between language and good reasoning will also be considered.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (GH)

Philosophy 261

A study of the main Western theories of moral value and obligation. These theories will be analyzed in terms of their adequacy for solving moral problems and their ability to articulate the morally good life. Consideration will also be given to challenges to normative ethics.


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

CLASSICAL PHILOSOPHY (GH)

Philosophy 341

An introduction to the major figures in Greek philosophy, including representative pre-Socratic philosophers, Plato, and Aristotle, focusing on Classical sources of philosophy of science, ethics, political philosophy, and theory of knowledge.


3 Units

EXISTENTIALISM

Philosophy 364

Existentialism is the philosophy of the individual - existing, concrete individual, As a reaction against totalitizing systems that leave individuals as small cogs in the wheel of history. Existentialists tackle questions about what it means to be an individual and the struggle of living in freedom - and so shall we.


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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