Undergraduate Philosophy-Rock County
2019 Fall Term
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INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy-Rock County 101
An Intro to Phil. as an activity of clarifying ideas, developing & evaluating positions & arguments, & thinking critically about the Big Ideas That Matter, such as right & wrong, free will, God, the good life, knowledge, truth, education, & rationality. Typically involves reference to the leading figures & schools of thought in the history of Phil..
Philosophy-Rock County 202
(PHI 202 & GSW 202 are the same course.) An Intro to feminist philosophies through a study & critique of traditional & feminist views about women, their lives, society, & knowledge, with particular attention to theories of women's oppression.
TECHNOLOGY, VALUES AND SOCIETY
Philosophy-Rock County 237
An examination of the philosophical issues that emerge from the world of technology in which we live. Topics may include: freedom, censorship, privacy, equality, democratic participation, intellectual property, education, law enforcement, institutional change, work, & all the personal & public choices about technology & its use with which we are confronted today
Philosophy-Rock County 241
An exploration of philosophical ethics, with attention paid to the philosophical methods of analysis & argumentation used to drive & evaluate moral theories & judgments. Topics may include the nature of moral truth (e.g., absolute truth, relativism, pluralism), prominent moral theories (e.g., virtue ethics, deontology, utilitarianism), important figures form the history of Phil. (e.g., Aristotle, Kant, J.S. Mill), & contemporary moral issues (e.g., abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia).