Phil Course Offerings

Current Course Offerings

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

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - 02 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - - 1730 - 2130 JRC 247
CRN: 30227 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Thomas D. Feeney 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.
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics - - - - - -
CRN: 30007 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 02 Introductory Ethics - - - - - -
CRN: 30008 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 03 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 1730 - 2130 JRC 201
CRN: 30044 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 05 Introductory Ethics M T W R - 0800 - 1000 JRC 401
CRN: 30543 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen J. Heaney 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.

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - 02 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MCH 110
CRN: 42912 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 04 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MCH 109
CRN: 40286 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Thomas D. Feeney 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.
PHIL 115 - 05 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0935 - 1040 AQU 301
CRN: 41652 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Rota 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.
PHIL 115 - 06 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0935 - 1040 MHC 207
CRN: 40287 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 07 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 126
CRN: 40685 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 08 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0935 - 1040 BEC LL13
CRN: 40289 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 11 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 209
CRN: 42920 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 12 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 210
CRN: 42921 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Thomas D. Feeney 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.
PHIL 115 - 13 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1055 - 1200 JRC 126
CRN: 41654 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 14 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 207
CRN: 41655 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gloria R. Frost 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.
PHIL 115 - 15 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 209
CRN: 41656 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 16 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 210
CRN: 41657 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Rota 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.
PHIL 115 - 17 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MCH 231
CRN: 40408 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 18 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 1330 - 1510 BEC LL13
CRN: 42873 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 19 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1335 - 1440 MHC 207
CRN: 40686 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gloria R. Frost 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.
PHIL 115 - 21 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MHC 203
CRN: 42924 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 22 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MHC 209
CRN: 41355 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 24 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 209
CRN: 41596 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 25 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 203
CRN: 41117 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 26 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0955 - 1135 BEC LL13
CRN: 41597 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 27 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 1330 - 1510 MHC 210
CRN: 41695 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 29 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 1330 - 1510 JRC 126
CRN: 41697 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 32 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 1730 - 1915 JRC 201
CRN: 42898 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 33 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1335 - 1440 AQU 301
CRN: 43159 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 35 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 JRC 201
CRN: 40288 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Walter M. Grant 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.
PHIL 115 - 36 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 204
CRN: 40765 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Walter M. Grant 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.
PHIL 115 - 40 HONORS Phil of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MHC 205
CRN: 41752 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 41 HONORS Phil of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MHC 210
CRN: 42477 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - 42 HONORS Phil of Human Person M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MHC 209
CRN: 42478 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - P1 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 204
CRN: 40687 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 115 - P2 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 207
CRN: 41103 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gloria R. Frost 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.
PHIL 115 - P3 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F 1335 - 1440 MHC 205
CRN: 40970 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 200 - 01 Ancient Philosophy - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MCH 229
CRN: 40292 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Rose Mary H. Lemmons A survey of the roots of philosophical inquiry in the classical period. The pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle Prerequisite: PHIL 115
PHIL 200 - 02 Ancient Philosophy - T - R - 1525 - 1700 JRC 201
CRN: 41102 4 Credit Hours 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
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 0815 - 0920 JRC 126
CRN: 40293 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 04 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 201
CRN: 40295 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 05 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 MHC 204
CRN: 40296 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 06 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 JRC 201
CRN: 41118 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 07 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MCH 108
CRN: 41658 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 08 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 JRC 201
CRN: 41357 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 09 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 201
CRN: 40409 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 11 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 MHC 208
CRN: 41358 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 12 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MCH 238
CRN: 40581 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Faith G. Pawl 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.
PHIL 214 - 14 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 JRC 126
CRN: 41119 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 15 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 205
CRN: 41599 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michelle M. Hirschboeck 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.
PHIL 214 - 16 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 208
CRN: 40768 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 17 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 MHC 208
CRN: 42885 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 18 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 MHC 204
CRN: 41755 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 19 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 1525 - 1700 MHC 204
CRN: 42886 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 20 Introductory Ethics M - W - - 1730 - 1915 JRC 201
CRN: 42887 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 214 - 23 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 201
CRN: 42994 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kenneth W. Kemp 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.
PHIL 214 - 35 Introductory Ethics M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MCH 231
CRN: 40297 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kenneth W. Kemp 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.
PHIL 214 - 36 Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MCH 233
CRN: 41660 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kenneth W. Kemp 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.
PHIL 214 - 41 HONORS Introductory Ethics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 MCH 235
CRN: 43153 4 Credit Hours 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.
PHIL 220 - 01 Logic - T - R - 1330 - 1510 JRC 201
CRN: 40298 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael J. Degnan 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
PHIL 234 - 01 Love, Sex, & Friendship M - W - F 1055 - 1200 55S B10
CRN: 41598 4 Credit Hours 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
PHIL 250 - 01 Christian Mysteries - T - R - 1525 - 1700 MHC 203
CRN: 42544 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gregory J. Coulter A consideration of philosophical problems associated with Catholicism. Possible topics include divine providence, creation, the soul, freedom of the will, faith, the Eucharist, the Incarnation, and the variety of religious beliefs. Prerequisite: PHIL 115
PHIL 258 - 01 Environmental Ethics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 222
CRN: 41702 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen J. Laumakis 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)
PHIL 304 - 02 Modern Philosophy - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 201
CRN: 41700 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mathew Lu 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
PHIL 340 - 01 Thought of Thomas Aquinas M - W - F 1215 - 1320 JRC 246
CRN: 42476 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen J. Heaney An examination of some major topics in the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. Possible topics include: Aquinas's conception of philosophy and its relation to faith; God; and the destiny of the human being. Prerequisite: PHIL 115 and one other PHIL course
PHIL 357 - 01 Political Philosophy M - W - F 1335 - 1440 JRC 201
CRN: 42479 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Christopher H. Toner A study of the nature and justification of political authority. Possible topics include natural rights, liberty and equality, the common good and its relation to the individual good, the place of liberty and equality, and the common good in justifying state action. Attention is given to both classical and contemporary authors. Prerequisite: PHIL 214 or 215
PHIL 365 - 01 Natural Phil & Metaphysics M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MCH 108
CRN: 40584 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy J. Pawl 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
PHIL 365 - 02 Natural Phil & Metaphysics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MCH 110
CRN: 40683 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy J. Pawl 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
PHIL 365 - 03 Natural Phil & Metaphysics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 MHC 201
CRN: 41240 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy J. Pawl 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
PHIL 380 - 01 Epistemology M - W - F 0935 - 1040 MCH 117
CRN: 40582 4 Credit Hours 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

J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 214 - 01 Introductory Ethics - T W R F 0900 - 1200
CRN: 10037 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Catherine A. Deavel 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.
PHIL 214 - 02 Introductory Ethics - T W R F 0900 - 1200
CRN: 10087 4 Credit Hours 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.