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Philosophy Syllabi as of 8/30/23

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  • Syllabi may not be  up-to-date, faculty distribute the latest version of their syllabi during or before the first day of class. 
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Fall 2023

Syllabi may not be finalized, Below might be older versions.
If syllabi are not available during the add/drop period, please refer to the catalog for course description

PHIL intro level courses are open to anyone who has not taken one previously,
only freshmen are eligible to enroll in First Year Seminars (FYS) -

PHIL 1F - Intro:  Classical and Contemporary Problems
PHIL 1H - Intro: Personal Identity and the Self
PHIL 1P - Intro:  Reasoning and Living Well
PHIL 10 - FYS:  Questions of Inquiry

(Logic counts as a prerequisite to intermediate PHIL courses; no prerequisite is required; you can enroll even if you've had PHIL 1 or a PHIL FYS already.)
PHIL 12A - Logic
PHIL 12B - Logic

Check prerequisite requirement for the following courses -
PHIL 11 - Moral Philosophy
PHIL 20 - Plato
PHIL 34 - Marx, Marxism, and Race
PHIL 40 - Semantics (taught by LING, cross listed LING 40)

Seminars are open to JRs & SRs - preference given to honors students  taking for a preparation.
PHIL 105 - Foucault: Genealogy and Power
PHIL 155 - Philosophy of Law