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Philosophy Courses

All courses are 3-credit hours unless otherwise noted.

Legend:
∅: Course has no prerequisites
✅: Course fulfills a General Education requirement
✎ : Course fulfills a Writing requirement
✪: Course fulfills a Philosophy Major requirement
✩: Course fulfills a Philosophy Minor requirement

Summer 2017 Courses

PHL 332: Philosophy of the Arts

PHL 332: Philosophy of the Arts ✅ 

Dr. Tuttle Ross: Online, 4-Week 1, May 22 - June 16, 2017

This course counts toward satisfaction of General Education category 08, Arts: The aesthetic experience. Writing emphasis.

PHL 341: Asian Philosophy

PHL 341: Asian Philosophy ✅ 

Dr. Cocks: Online, 4 Week 2 (June 19 - July 14, 2017)

This course counts toward satisfaction of General Education category 04, International and multicultural studies: becoming world citizens.

Fall 2017 Courses

PHL 100: Introduction to Philosophy

PHL 100:  Introduction to Philosophy      

Sections 01/02: T/TH 9:25-10:50

Sections 02/05, T/TH 9:25-10:50

Section 03,  MWF 1:10-2:05

Section 04, MWF 2:15-3:10 

This course counts toward General Education category 07, Humanistic studies: the search for values and meaning.

 

PHL 101: Introduction to Logic

PHL 101:  Introduction to Logic     

Section 01/02 (Dr. Cocks): T/TH 9:25-10:50

Section 03/04 (Dr. Krizan): T/TH 11:00-12.25

Section 05/06 (Dr. Kraemer): MWF 11:00-11:50

This course counts toward satisfaction of General Education category 02, Mathematical/logical systems and foreign languages.

This course is required for the Philosophy Major.

PHL 120: Introduction to Ethics and Society

PHL 120: Introduction to Ethics and Society      

Not currently offered during Fall 2017.

PHL 201: Ethical Theory and Practice

PHL 201: Ethical Theory and Practice    

Section 411, (Dr. Tuttle Ross): Online

This course satisfies a requirement of the Philosophy Major and Philosophy Minor.

PHL 205: History of Ancient Philosophy

PHL 206: History of Ancient Philosophy     

Dr. Krizan: T/TH 3:55-5:20

This course is required for both the Philosophy Major and Philosophy Minor.

Writing emphasis.

PHL 212: Search for Economic Justice

PHL 212: Search for Economic Justice ∅ 

Dr. Kraemer: MWF 9:55-10:50

This course counts toward satisfaction of General Education category 04, International and multicultural studies: becoming world citizens.

 

PHL 311: Philosophy of Language

PHL 311: Philosophy of Language

Dr. Krizan: T/TH 12:40-2:05

Prerequisites: PHL 100 or PHL 200 or PHL 101.

This course counts as an elective in the Linguistics Minor.

PHL 324: Women and Diversity in Philosophy

PHL 324: Women and Diversity in Philosophy 

Dr. Scherwitz: T/TH 2:15-3:40

This course counts as an elective toward the major or minor in Women's Studies.

PHL 332: Philosophy of the Arts

PHL 332: Philosophy of the Arts ✅ 

Dr. Tuttle Ross: W 5:30-8:15

This course counts toward fulfillment of General Education category 08, Arts: The Aesthetic Experience. Writing emphasis.

PHL 333: Philosophy of Mind

PHL 333: Philosophy of Mind

Dr. Kraemer: MWF 1:10-2:05

Prerequisite: PHL 100 or PHL 200 or PHL 101 or PSY 100.

Cross-listed with PSY 333; students may only earn credit in one department.

PHL 335: Multicultural Philosophy in the US

PHL 335: Multicultural Philosophy in the United States    

Dr. Scherwitz: MW 3:55-5:20

This course counts toward satisfaction of General Education category 03, Minority cultures or multiracial women's studies.

PHL 341: Environmental Ethics

PHL 341: Environmental Ethics

Dr. Cocks: T/TH 11:00-12:25

Prerequisite: ENV 201 or 3 credits of Philosophy.

This course counts as an elective in the Environmental Studies Minor.

PHL 495: Individual Study in Philosophy

PHL 495: Individual Study in Philosophy

By arrangement with instructor.

Prerequisite: 12 credits in philosophy; department approval.

PHL 496: Integrative Seminar

PHL 496: Integrative Seminar 

This course is not available in Fall 2017.

Time and date TBA with instructor. Beginning during the 2017-18 academic year, this course will only be offered during the Spring semester.

To enroll, please contact department personnel.

Prerequisite: 18 credits in philosophy, including: PHL 100 or 200; PHL 101 or 302; PHL 120 or 201 or 303; PHL 205; PHL 206.

This course is required for the Philosophy Major.

PHL 497: Apprenticeship in Philosophy

PHL 497: Apprenticeship in Philosophy

By arrangement with instructor.