Current Class Schedule

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Summer Semester 2020

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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52144 591 Jamison, William May 18 - August 1 2
    View detailed information for CRN:52145 501 Deery III, Hugh June 25 - August 1 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:52146 502 Jonsson, Scott May 18 - June 22 10
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:52147 502 Jonsson, Scott May 18 - June 22 13
    View detailed information for CRN:52148 503 Deery III, Hugh June 25 - August 1 4
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:52149 501 Anthony, Raymond May 18 - June 22 6
    View detailed information for CRN:52150 502 Anthony, Raymond June 25 - August 1 7
    View detailed information for CRN:52151 503 Potter, Joel May 18 - June 22 4
    View detailed information for CRN:52152 504 Potter, Joel May 18 - June 22 3
  • 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:52153 501 Anthony, Raymond May 18 - June 22 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.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52154 501 Kelly Jr, Terrence June 25 - August 1 0
    View detailed information for CRN:52155 502 Kelly Jr, Terrence June 25 - August 1 1