Current Class Schedule

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Fall Semester 2019

PHIL

  • A101 *Intro to Logic 3 Credits

    *Intro to Logic

    Develops formal and informal reasoning skills, introduces deductive logic via statement logic, analyzes arguments and introduces scientific and inductive reasoning, reviews common fallacies and methods for evaluating arguments.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72438 602 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ARTS 121 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 1
    View detailed information for CRN:72439 604 M 5:30PM - 8:15PM ADM 142 Jonsson, Scott August 26 - December 14 2
    View detailed information for CRN:72439 604 M 5:30PM - 8:15PM SSB 253 Jonsson, Scott August 26 - December 14 2
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72437 802 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 1
  • A201 *Intro to Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Intro to Philosophy

    Introduces works of major influential thinkers, both ancient and modern, focusing on the Western philosophical tradition. Emphasizes central problems of knowledge, reality, and good and evil.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72441 605 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM ARTS 121 Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 1
    View detailed information for CRN:72442 791 F 6:30PM - 9:25PM ERHS 103 Jamison, William August 26 - December 14 6
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72444 801 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 3
    View detailed information for CRN:72445 802 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 4
  • A211 *Ancient & Medieval Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Ancient & Medieval Philosophy

    Primarily surveys Western philosophy from the pre-Socratic era through the late Middle Ages. Traces development of scientific, metaphysical, epistemological and ethical thought with emphasis on pivotal historical figures and debates.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72446 601 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 21
    View detailed information for CRN:72446 601 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM RH 220 Deery III, Hugh August 26 - December 14 21
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A301 *Ethics 3 Credits

    *Ethics

    An introduction to major theories in normative ethics and metaethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers. Emphasis on critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as rights and distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72448 602 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 250 Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A302 Biomedical Ethics 3 Credits

    Biomedical Ethics

    Explores current bioethical issues affecting the delivery of health care services in Alaska and beyond. Theories of ethics and related principles are explored as a basis for professional decision-making and public policy determination. The focus of the course is the process of ethical inquiry and its relevance for contemporary health practices, research and education. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing or department approval

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76880 603 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM SSB 250 Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 3
    View detailed information for CRN:77426 604 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 220 Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 9
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76881 803 Potter, Joel August 26 - December 14 3
    View detailed information for CRN:76882 804 Potter, Joel August 26 - December 14 5
    View detailed information for CRN:76883 805 Potter, Joel August 26 - December 14 3
  • A305 *Professional Ethics 3 Credits

    *Professional Ethics

    Focuses on the duties of professionals to their clients and society, and examines the dilemmas that are created when these duties come in conflict with one another and with the duties of general morality. Uses case studies highlighting issues in engineering, information technology, law, medicine, journalism and other professions.

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    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72455 801 - DIST BLKBD Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 2)
    View detailed information for CRN:72455 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 2)
    View detailed information for CRN:72455 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 116 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 2)
    View detailed information for CRN:72456 802 - DIST BLKBD Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 1)
    View detailed information for CRN:72456 802 R 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 1)
    View detailed information for CRN:72456 802 R 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 116 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 1)
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A313 *Eastern Philosophy & Religion 3 Credits

    *Eastern Philosophy & Religion

    Study of Eastern philosophical and religious traditions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism. Includes studying basic concepts, tenets and practices of these traditions and related modern developments.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76884 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ARTS 121 McCurdy, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 12
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A400 *Ethics, Community & Society 3 Credits

    *Ethics, Community & Society

    An integrated study of a selected topic on a global ethical issue and the interests and responsibilities of individuals, communities and societies. Topics may vary from semester to semester. Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior standing (at least 60 credit hours).

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72457 601 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 148 McCurdy, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 18
    View detailed information for CRN:72457 601 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM SSB 224 McCurdy, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 18
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A401 Aesthetics 3 Credits

    Aesthetics

    Investigates the nature of art, beauty and the creative process from both an historical and theoretical perspective, utilizing Western and global philosophies of art and beauty. Issues concerning the relationship between art and ethics will be examined, including controversies regarding art and pornography, art and censorship, and art and ownership.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76885 602 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 251 Potter, Joel August 26 - December 14 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A406 Philosophy of Law 3 Credits

    Philosophy of Law

    Considers various philosophical accounts of the nature of law and grounds of its authority; the relationship between law and morality; connections between law and political ideals such as liberty, equality, and economic well-being; and methods of constitutional interpretation. Addresses contemporary controversies in the law such as civil disobedience, criminal responsibility, capital punishment, property rights, religious freedom, freedom of speech, and affirmative action. Registration Restrictions: LEGL A315 or 6 credits in Philosophy, and junior standing.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76886 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 148 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 2
    View detailed information for CRN:76886 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 219 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 26 - December 14 2
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A495 Service Learn Applied Ethics 3 Credits

    Service Learn Applied Ethics

    Work with a community partner in an area related to applied ethics. A service learning project will be identified and coordinated by a faculty committee in cooperation with a community partner, as related to the student's interests. Students will use the project as a means of applying and reflecting on relevant ethical concepts, decision-making, and practical reasoning skills. Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72460 601 - ARR ARR Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A498 Senior Research Project 3 Credits

    Senior Research Project

    Senior-level course in which the student will engage in independent research on a topic of his or her choosing under the supervision of a faculty member. The course culminates with the completion of a research paper of significant length prepared to publication standards. Registration Restrictions: Senior standing, 9 credits of philosophy in addition to the prerequisites, and faculty permission.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72461 601 - ARR ARR Bauer, Stephanie August 26 - December 14 5
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.