|Philosophy 1200 - Principles of Philosophy. |
A general introduction to the study of Philosophy both as a contemporary intellectual discipline and as a body of knowledge. The course covers the main divisions, fundamental questions and essential terminology of Philosophy through a reading of classical texts (It is a required course for further courses in Philosophy programs. It is intended for students in first year who have completed one semester of university education).
|Philosophy 1600 - Philosophy of Human Nature. |
An approach to philosophical thinking by way of analysis and critique of theories of human nature, classical and modern, and the world views associated with them.
|Philosophy 2200 - Principles of Philosophy. |
(Same as 1200 above but offered to students beyond first year.)
- Note: Credit may not be obtained for both 1200 and 2200
|Philosophy 2220 - Principles of Human Knowledge. |
Various concepts of knowledge - empirical, rational, transcendental, systematic. Their metaphysical grounds and implications. The concept of scientific knowledge; real and abstract entities; objectivity and subjectivity.
|Philosophy 2701 - History of Ancient Philosophy. |
(Same as Classics 2701). A survey of the origin and development of Western philosophy among the Greeks and Romans.
|Philosophy 2702 - History of Modern Philosophy. |
A survey of the development of western Philosophy since the seventeenth century.
- Note: Credit may be obtained for only ONE of 3700, 3701, 2702
|Philosophy 2800 - Contemporary Issues. |
|Philosophy 2803 - Health Ethics. |
|Philosophy 2809 - Environmental Ethics. |
|Philosophy 3400 - Political Philosophy. |
Leading philosophical ideas concerning the origin and justification of political institutions.
|Philosophy 3500 - Philosophy of Religion. |
(Same as Religious Studies 3500) This course examines the philosophical aspects of religious belief, religious language and theology.
|Philosophy 3730 - Plato. |
Selections from the works of the Greek "lovers of wisdom" - the first philosophers - particularly Plato.
|Philosophy 3800 - Descartes. |
A systematic introduction to the works and thought of the "father of modern philosophy".
|Philosophy 3860 - Hegel. |
Selections from Hegel's system with emphasis on the nature of dialectical and speculative philosophy and its enormous influence in the present time.
|Philosophy 3940 - Existentialism. |
The philosophy and literature of Existentialism from Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Dostoevsky to Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus.
- Note: Credit may not be obtained for both 3980 and 3940
|Philosophy 4700 - Seminar in Special Authors and Texts.. |