Current Class Schedule

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Spring 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32015 002 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM ADM 142 Jonsson, Scott January 13 - May 2 4
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32016 201 Jonsson, Scott January 13 - May 2 1
    View detailed information for CRN:32017 202 Deery III, Hugh January 13 - May 2 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32018 203 Deery III, Hugh January 13 - May 2 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:37191 171 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM EAFB EAFB Jamison, William January 13 - May 2 17
    View detailed information for CRN:37192 191 F 6:30PM - 9:15PM ERHS 104 Jamison, William January 13 - May 2 4
    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32019 203 - DIST BLKBD Deery III, Hugh January 13 - May 2 3
    View detailed information for CRN:32019 203 T 4:00PM - 5:15PM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh January 13 - May 2 3
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32022 202 Jonsson, Scott January 13 - May 2 1
  • 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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    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32023 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh January 13 - May 2 20
    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:32025 002 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 13 - May 2 3
    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:32028 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 148 McCurdy, Jennifer January 13 - May 2 3
    View detailed information for CRN:32029 003 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 13 - May 2 -2
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32030 201 Potter, Joel January 13 - May 2 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32031 202 Potter, Joel January 13 - May 2 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32032 203 Potter, Joel January 13 - May 2 0
  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32035 001 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 142 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 13 - May 2 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32036 001 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 224 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 13 - May 2 1
    View detailed information for CRN:32037 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 142 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 13 - May 2 -2
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36954 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 224 Potter, Joel January 13 - May 2 16
    Blackboard

    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

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36956 001 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 13 - May 2 20
    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:32039 001 - ARR ARR Kelly Jr, Terrence January 13 - May 2 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:32040 001 - ARR ARR Kelly Jr, Terrence January 13 - May 2 5
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.