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Undergraduate Philosophy

2018 Spring Term

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3 Units

TRUTH AND THE MEDIA (GH)

Philosophy 121

There is a vast array of media outlets, political talking heads, and mass-marketed paraphernalia that claim to know what you should know, how you should feel about it, and what the best things are for you. We live thoroughly media-ted. This course critiques our current media culture on the veracity/rationality of their epistemic claims.


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

BIOETHICS (GH)

Philosophy 247

This course introduces key ethical approaches as Kantian ethics, utilitarianism, and feminist ethics and addresses their application to issues in health care practice. Ethical issues to be addressed may include: end-of-life decisions, family planning, genetic technology, access to health care, and the role of health care professionals.


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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