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Fall 2022

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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72266 803 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 25
    View detailed information for CRN:72266 803 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 119 Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 25
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72264 801 Mouracade, John August 29 - December 17 26
    View detailed information for CRN:72265 802 Mouracade, John August 29 - December 17 34
  • A201 *Intro to Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Intro to Philosophy

    Emphasizes problems of knowledge, reality, good and evil from a global philosophical perspective.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77246 7H1 - SOHS TBA Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 30
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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72267 801 - DIST BLKBD Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
    View detailed information for CRN:72267 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST WEB Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
    View detailed information for CRN:72267 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM ECB 203 Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
    View detailed information for CRN:76166 803 - DIST BLKBD Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
    View detailed information for CRN:76166 803 T 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 148 Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
    View detailed information for CRN:76166 803 T 1:00PM - 2:15PM DIST WEB Deery III, Hugh August 29 - December 17 31
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72268 802 Jamison, William August 29 - December 17 19
    View detailed information for CRN:76173 804 Jonsson, Scott August 29 - December 17 32
    View detailed information for CRN:76173 804 Jonsson, Scott August 29 - December 17 32
  • 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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72269 801 Mouracade, John August 29 - December 17 24
  • A301 *Ethics 3 Credits

    *Ethics

    Introduces major theories in metaethics, normative ethics and applied ethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers from Euro-American and non-Euro-American traditions. Emphasizes critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72270 801 Anthony, Raymond August 29 - December 17 13
    View detailed information for CRN:72271 802 Anthony, Raymond August 29 - December 17 21
  • A302 Biomedical Ethics 3 Credits

    Biomedical Ethics

    Explores current bioethical issues affecting the delivery of health care services in Alaska and beyond. Explores theories of ethics and related principles as a basis for professional decision-making and public policy determination. Focuses on the process of ethical inquiry and its relevance for contemporary health practices, research and education.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76873 801 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Bauer, Stephanie August 29 - December 17 28
    View detailed information for CRN:76873 801 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 253 Bauer, Stephanie August 29 - December 17 28
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76869 805 Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 30
    View detailed information for CRN:76870 804 Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 27
    View detailed information for CRN:76871 803 Bauer, Stephanie August 29 - December 17 0
    View detailed information for CRN:76872 802 Bauer, Stephanie August 29 - December 17 24
  • 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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72277 801 - DIST BLKBD Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 22
    View detailed information for CRN:72277 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 22
    View detailed information for CRN:72278 802 R 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 17
    View detailed information for CRN:72278 802 R 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST BLKBD Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 17
    View detailed information for CRN:72278 802 R 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST WEB Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 17
    View detailed information for CRN:76171 803 - DIST BLKBD Anthony, Raymond August 29 - December 17 17
    View detailed information for CRN:76171 803 T 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 145 Anthony, Raymond August 29 - December 17 17
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A314 *Abrahamic Religions 3 Credits

    *Abrahamic Religions

    Examines three monotheistic religions--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Covers basic tenets, practices and histories of the monotheisms. Examines the intersections of religion with contemporary concerns such as gender, ethnicity, and violence.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72279 801 Dunstan, Adam August 29 - December 17 11
  • A350 Contem Social & Political Phil 3 Credits

    Contem Social & Political Phil

    Evaluates the philosophical merits of contemporary (20th Century to present) theories of justice, government, citizenship, culture, and society. Theories are explored in light of their foundations in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics. Topics include, but are not limited to, the justification of human rights, democracy, and critical theories of society.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76167 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 141 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 29 - December 17 24
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    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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    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72281 801 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 142 Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 6
    View detailed information for CRN:72281 801 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST WEB Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 6
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A490 Topics in Contemporary Phil 3 Credits

    Topics in Contemporary Phil

    An intensive and detailed study of a topic in contemporary philosophy in a seminar format. Special Note: May be repeated twice with a change in subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76168 801 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 12
    View detailed information for CRN:76168 801 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST WEB Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 12
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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:72283 601 - ARR ARR Potter, Joel August 29 - December 17 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

Summer 2022

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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52634 501 Jonsson, Scott May 16 - June 20 16
    View detailed information for CRN:52635 502 Mouracade, John June 23 - July 30 16
  • A201 *Intro to Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Intro to Philosophy

    Emphasizes problems of knowledge, reality, good and evil from a global philosophical perspective.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52636 501 Deery III, Hugh May 16 - June 20 19
    View detailed information for CRN:52637 574 Jamison, William May 16 - July 30 23
  • A301 *Ethics 3 Credits

    *Ethics

    Introduces major theories in metaethics, normative ethics and applied ethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers from Euro-American and non-Euro-American traditions. Emphasizes critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:53103 501 Anthony, Raymond May 16 - June 20 4
  • A302 Biomedical Ethics 3 Credits

    Biomedical Ethics

    Explores current bioethical issues affecting the delivery of health care services in Alaska and beyond. Explores theories of ethics and related principles as a basis for professional decision-making and public policy determination. Focuses on the process of ethical inquiry and its relevance for contemporary health practices, research and education.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52640 503 Potter, Joel May 16 - June 20 8
    View detailed information for CRN:52641 504 Anthony, Raymond May 16 - June 20 10
  • 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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52643 501 Kelly Jr, Terrence May 16 - June 20 6
    View detailed information for CRN:53102 502 Kelly Jr, Terrence May 16 - June 20 3

Spring Semester 2022

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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33695 202 - DIST BLKBD Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 7
    View detailed information for CRN:33695 202 T 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 7
    View detailed information for CRN:33695 202 T 2:30PM - 3:45PM DIST WEB Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 7
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33694 201 Mouracade, John January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37424 220 Jonsson, Scott January 10 - April 30 20
    View detailed information for CRN:38023 204 Mouracade, John January 10 - April 30 1
  • A201 *Intro to Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Intro to Philosophy

    Emphasizes problems of knowledge, reality, good and evil from a global philosophical perspective.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33697 202 Jonsson, Scott January 10 - April 30 12
    View detailed information for CRN:33697 202 Jonsson, Scott January 10 - April 30 12
    View detailed information for CRN:33698 203 Jamison, William January 10 - April 30 3
    View detailed information for CRN:37241 260 Johnson, Christina January 10 - April 30 9
    View detailed information for CRN:38022 201 Jamison, William January 10 - April 30 2
  • 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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37243 260 Johnson, Christina January 10 - April 30 21
  • A212 *Early Modern Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Early Modern Philosophy

    Surveys philosophy from the Scientific Revolution through German Idealism (Modern Period). Traces the development of scientific, metaphysical, epistemological and ethical thought with emphasis on historical texts.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38017 201 - DIST BLKBD Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 14
    View detailed information for CRN:38017 201 T 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 145 Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 14
    View detailed information for CRN:38017 201 T 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Deery III, Hugh January 10 - April 30 14
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A301 *Ethics 3 Credits

    *Ethics

    Introduces major theories in metaethics, normative ethics and applied ethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers from Euro-American and non-Euro-American traditions. Emphasizes critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33700 201 Anthony, Raymond January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:33701 202 Anthony, Raymond January 10 - April 30 1
  • A302 Biomedical Ethics 3 Credits

    Biomedical Ethics

    Explores current bioethical issues affecting the delivery of health care services in Alaska and beyond. Explores theories of ethics and related principles as a basis for professional decision-making and public policy determination. Focuses on the process of ethical inquiry and its relevance for contemporary health practices, research and education.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33702 202 Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 3
    View detailed information for CRN:33703 203 Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 3
    View detailed information for CRN:33706 201 Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 4
  • A303 Environmental Ethics 3 Credits

    Environmental Ethics

    Critically examines central philosophical questions regarding human attitudes toward the environment, including non-human animals. Explores the ideas of nature in philosophy and the moral basis to preserve and protect environmental systems. Examines arguments and philosophical perspectives regarding the moral status of animals and concerns such as species extinction and wilderness management, anthropogenic climate change, sustainability, effects of environmental harms to people, deforestation, obligations to future generations, indigenous ecological philosophies, agricultural land development and use, food security and policy, contemporary technological interventions applied to nature, and human overpopulation. Considers local and global policy frameworks and institutions best suited to address these concerns. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33707 201 Anthony, Raymond January 10 - April 30 4
  • 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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33708 201 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:33708 201 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:33709 202 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:33709 202 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 10 - April 30 1
  • A311 Truth & Reality 3 Credits

    Truth & Reality

    Focuses on the topics of existence, universals and particulars, individuals and classes, change and the persistence of objects and persons, knowledge and belief, internalism and externalism, perception, materialism, truth, and reality. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38018 201 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 20
    View detailed information for CRN:38018 201 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST WEB Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 20
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A313 *Eastern Philosophy & Religion 3 Credits

    *Eastern Philosophy & Religion

    Studies 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38021 201 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 10 - April 30 23
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:40010 201 Potter, Joel January 10 - April 30 0
  • A490 Topics in Contemporary Phil 3 Credits

    Topics in Contemporary Phil

    An intensive and detailed study of a topic in contemporary philosophy in a seminar format. Special Note: May be repeated twice with a change in subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38020 201 Mouracade, John January 10 - April 30 8