Current Class Schedule

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Fall 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:72849 803 Deery III, Hugh August 24 - December 12 4
    View detailed information for CRN:72850 804 Deery III, Hugh August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:72851 802 Jonsson, Scott August 24 - December 12 5
    View detailed information for CRN:77305 805 Jonsson, Scott August 24 - December 12 8
    View detailed information for CRN:77306 801 Jonsson, Scott August 24 - December 12 3
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72854 801 Deery III, Hugh August 24 - December 12 1
    View detailed information for CRN:77841 871 Jamison, William August 24 - December 12 2
  • 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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    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72857 801 Anthony, Raymond August 24 - December 12 0
    View detailed information for CRN:77307 802 Anthony, Raymond August 24 - December 12 3
  • 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:72858 802 Bauer, Stephanie August 24 - December 12 1
    View detailed information for CRN:72859 806 Bauer, Stephanie August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:72860 803 Potter, Joel August 24 - December 12 1
    View detailed information for CRN:72861 804 Potter, Joel August 24 - December 12 6
    View detailed information for CRN:72862 805 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 1
    View detailed information for CRN:77308 801 Bauer, Stephanie August 24 - December 12 9
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:72863 801 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 3
    View detailed information for CRN:72863 801 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 3
    View detailed information for CRN:72864 802 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:72864 802 Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 -1
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77309 801 McCurdy, Jennifer August 24 - December 12 14
  • 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:72866 801 Anthony, Raymond August 24 - December 12 15
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72867 801 Potter, Joel August 24 - December 12 -1
  • 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:72869 601 - ARR ARR Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72870 601 - ARR ARR Kelly Jr, Terrence August 24 - December 12 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.