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PHIL 200 - Critical Thinking
This course introduces students to informal logic and critical thinking. Students will learn to identify standard errors in reasoning and apply these skills to contemporary readings and other forms of media representation.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 201 - Philosophy of Science
A service course intended to introduce students to the conceptual/logical foundations of sciences. Topics include the nature of logic, scientific explanation, law, theories, use of probability and statistics, role of ethics and politics in science.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 202 - Comparative Religion
An introductory course exploring issues related to the religious traditions of the world, e.g. Native spirituality, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Shintoism, Islam, Paganism and Atheism. Basic questions to be considered include the existence of God, freedom and immortality, nature of spirituality, religious experience and religious language in people's life and world view.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video

PHIL 205 - Introduction to the History of Philosophy
This course is an introductory survey of Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the late medieval period, including such thinkers as Pythagoras, Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine and Aquinas. The course provides an overview of philosophical topics including ontology, epistemology and ethics.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 210 - Philosophy of Mind
This course provides an introduction to fundamental issues in the philosophy of mind including the nature of the mind, the relationship between the mind and the body, and the nature of our thoughts and perceptions. Also included is an introduction to the works of some of the leading philosophers in the field.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 302 - Philosophy of Religion
This course examines religion from a philosophical perspective using classical and modern texts. Topics include the nature of religion, faith and reason, arguments for the existence of God and responses to them, and the relationship between religion and morality. Additional topics may include the relationship between religion and science, and non-Western philosophies of religion.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 305 - History of Philosophy: Early Modernity to Post-Modernity
This course traces the history of Western philosophy from early modernity to the early twentieth century. Thinkers discussed may include Aquinas, Ockham, Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Kant, Schopenhauer, Rousseau, Fichte, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche and Heidegger.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PHIL 325 - Moral Philosophy
This course is a survey of historical and contemporary western moral philosophy. Topics include philosophical ideas such as Platonism, virtue ethics, voluntarism, naturalism, Kantianism, social contract theory and consequentialism.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 400 - Classics in Philosophy
This course provides a close analysis of a classic treatise in philosophy. Texts vary yearly.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PHIL 472 - Philosophical Research Seminar
This is a participatory seminar in which students are guided through the process of conducting a research project in philosophy. Topics are chosen according to students' interests.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam


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