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Undergraduate Philosophy-Rock County

2019 Fall Term

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3 Units

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..


3 Units

FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY

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.


3 Units

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


3 Units

ETHICS

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).

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