Courses

 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Satisfactory completion of an intro level course is a prerequisite for taking any further course in philosophy.

Students may not take more than one intro level course, with one exception: students may take Logic either before or after taking any other introductory course.

Please see the Academic Program page for more information.

                

Fall 2015 - (tentative offerings - updated 4/27/15)
Peter Baumann will be on leave this semester.
Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location

Intro Level

001-04. Intro:  Knowledge & the World (W) Thomason MWF
9:30-10:20
Trotter 203
001-06.  Intro:  Classic & Contemporary Topics Raff TTH
11:20-12:35
Trotter 301
005. FYS: Human Nature (W) Lorraine TTH
9:55-11:10
Papazian 319
08B. FYS: Philosophy, Culture & Film (W) Eldridge M
1:15-3:55
Kohlberg 230
010. FYS:  Questions of Inquiry (W) Raff W
1:15-3:55
Trotter 303
012-01. Logic
NOTE:  This section is recommended for students with a strong Math or Comp Sci background, or non-freshmen with no prior PHIL course.
Baker MWF
10:30-11:20
Kohlberg 115
012-02. Logic
NOTE:  This section is recommended for current/intending PHIL majors/minors and those with prior PHIL course(s).
Baker MWF
11:30-12:20
Kohlberg 115

Intermediate Level, see prerequisite requirements

021. Social and Political Thomason MWF
10:30-11:20
Kohlberg 330
040. Semantics see LING TTH
2:40-3:55
Sci Ctr 183
069. Phenomenology (W) Lorraine TTH
11:20-12:35

Papazian 324

Seminars

102. Ancient Ledbetter TH
1:15
Trotter 115
116. Language & Meaning Eldridge T
1:15
Papazian 319

Note:  PHIL 32 will not be offered

 

Spring 2016 (tentative offerings - updated 3/13/15)
Peter Baumann & Tamsin Lorraine will be on leave this semester.
Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location

Intro level

001. Introduction to Philosophy Staff    
010. FYS: Questions of Inquiry (W) Raff    

Intermediate level, see prerequisite requirements

013. Modern Raff    
019. Phil of Literature & Film Eldridge    
020. Plato (W) Ledbetter    
040. Semintics LING    
051. Human Rights Thomason    
086. Phil of Mind Baker    

Seminars

101. Moral Thomason    
113. Topics in Epistemology Raff    
119. Philosophy of Science Baker    

 

Fall 2016 (tentative offerings - updated 1/16/15)
Krista Thomason will be on leave all or part of the year.
Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location

Intro level

001. Introduction to Philosophy Staff    
003. FYS: The Meaning of Life (W) Baumann    
006. FYS:  Life, Mind and Consciousness (W) Raff    
012. Logic Baker    

Intermediate level, see prerequisite requirements

016. Philosophy of Religion RELG    
021. Social & Political Baumann    
023. Metaphysics Raff    
040. Semintics LING    

Seminars

102. Ancient Ledbetter    
104. Metaphysics Raff    
114. 19th Century Philosophy Eldridge    
139. PEP Lorraine    

 

Spring 2017 (tentative offerings - updated 1/16/15)
Krista Thomason will be on leave all or part of the year.
Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location

Intro level

001. Introduction to Philosophy Staff    
010. FYS: Questions of Inquiry (W) Raff    

Intermediate level, see prerequisite requirements

Self Knowledge Eldridge    
013. Modern Raff    
020. Plato (W) Ledbetter    
026. Language & Meaning Baumann    
031. Advanced Logic Baker    
040. Semantics LING    
089. Phil & Sci-Fi: Time & Consciousness Lorraine    
       

Seminars

103. Modern Raff    
106. Aesthetics Eldridge    
118. Philosophy of MInd Baker    
121. Social & Political Baumann