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Spring 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32032 002 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM SSB 211 Deery III, Hugh January 14 - May 4 1
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  • 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:32037 002 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM ADM 142 Jonsson, Scott January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 0)
    View detailed information for CRN:32038 191 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ARTS 150 Jamison, William January 14 - May 4 3
    Blackboard

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  • 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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  • 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:32042 001 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM SSB 224 Deery III, Hugh January 14 - May 4 10
    View detailed information for CRN:32043 191 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM RH 117 Jamison, William January 14 - May 4 22
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  • 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:32044 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 210C Bauer, Stephanie January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 0)
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  • A302 Biomedical Ethics 3 Credits

    Biomedical Ethics

    An in-depth exploration of current bioethical issues affecting the delivery of health care services. 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 standing.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32047 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 14 - May 4 3
    View detailed information for CRN:37205 003 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 251 Bauer, Stephanie January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 0)
    Blackboard

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  • 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 the animal welfare-rights debate and concerns such as species extinction and wilderness management, global climate change, sustainability, effects of environmental harms to people, deforestation, obligations to future generations, agricultural land development and use, food security and policy, and human overpopulation. Considers local and global policy frameworks and institutions best suited to address these concerns. Registration Restrictions: Junior standing recommended.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32052 051 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM ADM 148 Anthony, Raymond January 14 - May 4 3
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  • 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:32053 001 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 1)
    View detailed information for CRN:32054 002 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 3)
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A309 Mind and Machines 3 Credits

    Mind and Machines

    Focuses on central philosophical questions about the mind, such as the nature of consciousness, mental causation, the location of perceptual qualities like color in the mind or the world, personal identity, and the mind/body problem. Examines the mind's intimate connection with contemporary psychology, biology, neuro- and cognitive sciences, and what these insights imply for human freedom. Includes topics in science and technology studies related to the agency of persons and of artificial beings, such as cognitive abilities of robots or computers, and the moral rights of artificial intelligent beings. Registration Restrictions: Junior standing recommended.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37206 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 143A Potter, Joel January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 3)
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  • A314 *Western Religions 3 Credits

    *Western Religions

    Study of three Western monotheisms--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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    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

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