Current Course Offerings

Click here for elective course information in the Fall 2015 Philosophy Electives Brochure.

For additional course information please consult the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Catalog (http://www.stthomas.edu/catalog/).

Summer 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - 01 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - - - - 1730 - 2130 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

30006

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark K. Spencer

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 02 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1730 - 2130 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

30072

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Peter M. Distelzweig

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30007

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mathew Lu

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 02 Introductory Ethics - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30008

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Winter

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 03 Introductory Ethics M T W R - - - 0800 - 1000 JRC 201

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 1000

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

30040

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Degnan

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 04 Introductory Ethics M - W - - - - 1730 - 2130 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

30066

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas D. Feeney

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - 01 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

42620

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jason D. Skirry

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 03 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 108

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 108

Course Registration Number:

42621

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joshua M. Stuchlik

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 04 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 205

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

40276

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Stephen J. Laumakis

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 05 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

41456

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michelle M. Hirschboeck

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 06 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

40277

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Matthew A. Kent

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 07 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

40643

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jonathan E. Stoltz

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 08 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 210

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

40279

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Matthew A. Kent

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 09 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 126

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 126

Course Registration Number:

42622

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Stephen J. Laumakis

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 10 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

42623

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elizabeth A. Compton

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 12 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 210

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

42034

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Matthew A. Kent

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 13 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

41457

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michelle M. Hirschboeck

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 16 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 205

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

41460

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joshua M. Stuchlik

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 17 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

40385

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David L. Clemenson

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 18 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

41989

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Matthew A. Kent

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 22 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

41239

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Peter L. Nichols

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 24 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 BEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

BEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

41429

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kerry T. Ketcher

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 25 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 202

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

41028

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Peter M. Distelzweig

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 26 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 126

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 126

Course Registration Number:

41430

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mathew Lu

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 27 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 BEC 113

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

BEC 113

Course Registration Number:

41483

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Catherine A. Deavel

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 29 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

41484

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Degnan

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 30 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS LL54

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS LL54

Course Registration Number:

42627

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Peter L. Nichols

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 33 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42141

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gregory J. Coulter

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 34 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

42629

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John D. Kronen

An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 200 - 01 Ancient Philosophy - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40280

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Stephen J. Heaney

A survey of the roots of philosophical inquiry in the classical period. The pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle Prerequisite: PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 200 - 02 Ancient Philosophy - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 233

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MCH 233

Course Registration Number:

41015

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Stephen J. Heaney

A survey of the roots of philosophical inquiry in the classical period. The pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle Prerequisite: PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 JRC 126

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

JRC 126

Course Registration Number:

40281

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gary M. Atkinson

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 02 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

42674

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Christopher H. Toner

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 03 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 126

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 126

Course Registration Number:

42680

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gary M. Atkinson

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 05 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40283

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rose Mary H. Lemmons

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 06 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 108

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 108

Course Registration Number:

41029

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joshua M. Stuchlik

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 07 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

41461

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Christopher H. Toner

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 10 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42681

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rose Mary H. Lemmons

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 13 Introductory Ethics M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42682

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rose Mary H. Lemmons

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 14 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

41030

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Heidi M. Giebel

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 15 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

41432

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Winter

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 16 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40716

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Winter

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 17 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

42001

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John F. Van Ingen

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 18 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

41517

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Heidi M. Giebel

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 19 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

42002

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John F. Van Ingen

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 20 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

42003

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John F. Van Ingen

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 22 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 207

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

42684

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John D. Kronen

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 214 - 23 Introductory Ethics - T - R - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

42086

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John D. Kronen

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 220 - 01 Logic - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 327

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 327

Course Registration Number:

40285

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kenneth W. Kemp

This course provides students with skills for identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the sorts of reasoning encountered in natural language. Emphasis will be placed on attaining facility with different formal systems for representing and evaluating arguments - including propositional logic, Aristotelian syllogistic, first-order predicate calculus, - as well as on acquiring the ability to apply these systems in the analysis and evaluation of arguments in ordinary and philosophical discourse. Prerequisite: PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 234 - 01 Love, Sex, & Friendship M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

41431

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Stephen J. Heaney

A philosophical examination of the nature of human love. Possible topics include reciprocity and permanence, fidelity, romantic love, human sexuality, kinds of friendship. Special attention will be given to the thought of John Paul II. Prerequisite: PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 258 - 01 Environmental Ethics M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

41486

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Degnan

Consideration of the ethical issues arising from human interaction with the environment, including population pressure, pollution, conservation and preservation. Focus is on the grounds of our obligation to resolve such issues; the question of what persons and things are worthy of moral consideration; and the respective roles of individuals, organizations and government in addressing environmental problems. Case studies will be used to trace the implications of various ethical and political theories. Prerequisites: PHIL 214 or 215 and ENVR 151 (ENVR 151 is waived for philosophy majors and minors)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 304 - 01 Modern Philosophy M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

42686

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas D. Feeney

An examination of major philosophers of the early modern period from Rene Descartes to Immanuel Kant, with emphasis on methodology and claims to knowledge. Prerequisites: PHIL 115 and one other PHIL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 304 - 02 Modern Philosophy - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

41485

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David L. Clemenson

An examination of major philosophers of the early modern period from Rene Descartes to Immanuel Kant, with emphasis on methodology and claims to knowledge. Prerequisites: PHIL 115 and one other PHIL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 350 - 01 Advanced Ethical Theory M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

42687

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Christopher H. Toner

An advanced treatment of central aspects in ethical theory. Possible topics include metaethical issues (e.g. the is/ought problem, moral realism, naturalism) and the justification of normative theories (e.g., eudaimonism, deontology, consequentialism). Prerequisite: PHIL 214 or 215

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 365 - 01 Natural Phil & Metaphysics M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 SCB 327

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

SCB 327

Course Registration Number:

40548

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas D. Feeney

This course examines central topics in the philosophy of nature and in metaphysics. Possible topics include substance and accident, change and the conditions of substantial generation, matter and form, causality, necessity and possibility, time and persistence through time, universals and particulars, essence and existence, and the transcendentals (unity, truth, goodness, beauty). Attention will be paid both to classical and to contemporary authors. Prerequisite: PHIL 220, plus one other PHIL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 365 - 02 Natural Phil & Metaphysics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 110

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MCH 110

Course Registration Number:

40641

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas D. Feeney

This course examines central topics in the philosophy of nature and in metaphysics. Possible topics include substance and accident, change and the conditions of substantial generation, matter and form, causality, necessity and possibility, time and persistence through time, universals and particulars, essence and existence, and the transcendentals (unity, truth, goodness, beauty). Attention will be paid both to classical and to contemporary authors. Prerequisite: PHIL 220, plus one other PHIL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 365 - 03 Natural Phil & Metaphysics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 202

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

41139

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark K. Spencer

This course examines central topics in the philosophy of nature and in metaphysics. Possible topics include substance and accident, change and the conditions of substantial generation, matter and form, causality, necessity and possibility, time and persistence through time, universals and particulars, essence and existence, and the transcendentals (unity, truth, goodness, beauty). Attention will be paid both to classical and to contemporary authors. Prerequisite: PHIL 220, plus one other PHIL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 380 - 01 Epistemology M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 206

Course Registration Number:

42745

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Winter

This course considers various accounts of the nature, origin, and limits of human knowledge. Attention will be paid to the main figures in the Western tradition as well as to contemporary authors. Prerequisite: PHIL 220

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 385 - 01 Philosophy of Science - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 208

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

42689

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Peter M. Distelzweig

What is the relation between philosophy and science? On the one hand, the discoveries by scientists have often been inspired by philosophical ideas. On the other hand, scientific achievements often pose deep conceptual questions to philosophers. The connection between these disciplines is thus so close that it becomes difficult to find a sharp border between them. Students in this course will explore central topics in the philosophy of science, including the distinctions between science, non-science, and pseudo- science, the nature of scientific theories, models, and explanations, the role of scientific experimentation, and the implications of scientific change. In this course students will write a research paper on a specialized topic at the interface of general philosophy of science and a particular scientific discipline of the student's choosing. The primary audience for the course includes (a) philosophy majors or minors who wonder about the nature, scope, and philosophical import of the sciences and (b) philosophically-minded science, math, or engineering majors and minors.

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J-Term 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

10031

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Christopher H. Toner

An inquiry into the rational foundations and methods of ethics, with attention to the application of ethical principles to areas of personal conduct, institutional behavior and public policy, and diversity within and across cultures. This course, with PHIL 115, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHIL 214 may not receive credit for PHIL 215.

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