The University of St. Thomas

Philosophy of Human Person
Title:Philosophy of Human Person
Course Number:115
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Kent, Matthew A
Time:0955 - 1135
Location:Brady Educational Center St Paul
Room:BEC LL13
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/03 12/19 -  T  -   R  - 0 30 30
Course Description:
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.