Current Class Schedule

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Summer 2024

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:50431 501 Deery III, Hugh June 27 - August 3 17
    View detailed information for CRN:50432 502 Mouracade, John May 20 - August 3 20
  • A201 *Intro to Philosophy 3 Credits

    *Intro to Philosophy

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

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50433 502 Jamison, William May 20 - August 3 21
    View detailed information for CRN:51218 503 Treinen, Maxwell May 20 - August 3 23
  • A294 Applied Logic 3 Credits

    Applied Logic

    Focuses on formal reasoning and its application to logic puzzles such as those on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), argument construction, game theory, and probability.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51219 501 Mouracade, John May 20 - August 3 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.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50434 501 Anthony, Raymond May 20 - June 24 11
  • 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 Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50435 502 Potter, Joel May 20 - June 24 19
    View detailed information for CRN:50436 503 Potter, Joel May 20 - June 24 16
    View detailed information for CRN:51220 504 Anthony, Raymond June 27 - August 3 20
  • 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:50438 501 Kelly Jr, Terrence May 20 - July 12 13
    View detailed information for CRN:50439 502 Kelly Jr, Terrence May 20 - July 12 9

Spring 2024

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:32392 201 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh January 15 - May 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32392 201 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Deery III, Hugh January 15 - May 4 0
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32393 202 Mouracade, John January 15 - May 4 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32394 204 Mouracade, John January 15 - May 4 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 Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32395 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 145 Jamison, William January 15 - May 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32396 1H1 - SOHS TBA Deery III, Hugh January 15 - May 4 75
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32397 203 Jamison, William January 15 - May 4 1
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32398 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 102 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 15 - May 4 0
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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:32399 201 Anthony, Raymond January 15 - May 4 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32400 202 Mouracade, John January 15 - May 4 0
  • 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)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32402 001 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 15 - May 4 13
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32401 201 Bauer, Stephanie January 15 - May 4 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32403 204 Potter, Joel January 15 - May 4 1
  • 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

    (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:32404 001 T 5:30PM - 8:15PM ADM 102 Anthony, Raymond January 15 - May 4 14
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    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.

    (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:32405 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 15 - May 4 4
    View detailed information for CRN:32407 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 148 Bauer, Stephanie January 15 - May 4 1
    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32406 201 - DIST ONLINE Kelly Jr, Terrence January 15 - May 4 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:32406 201 T 5:30PM - 6:45PM ADM 145 Kelly Jr, Terrence January 15 - May 4 -1
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A321 God, Self, and the Afterlife 3 Credits

    God, Self, and the Afterlife

    Explores and examines current issues from global and Indigenous perspectives in philosophy of religion including topics such as the existence of God, the nature of divine attributes, the problem of evil, science and religion, the meaningfulness of religious language, the epistemology of religious experience with an emphasis on critical reasoning, argument evaluation, and analysis.

    (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:35958 201 - DIST ONLINE Deery III, Hugh January 15 - May 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:35958 201 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 142 Deery III, Hugh January 15 - May 4 0
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    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:35937 001 T 2:30PM - 5:15PM ADM 102 Anthony, Raymond January 15 - May 4 10
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    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:35959 001 - ARR ARR Staff, UA January 15 - May 4 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A497 Independent Study 1 - 4 Credits

    Independent Study

    No description available for this course.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37536 201 Anthony, Raymond January 15 - May 4 1
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32411 001 - ARR ARR Kelly Jr, Terrence January 15 - May 4 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.