The University of St. Thomas

Natural Phil & Metaphysics
Title:Natural Phil & Metaphysics
Course Number:365
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Pawl, Timothy J
Time:1215 - 1320
Location:McNeely Hall St Paul
Room:MCH 110
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/03 12/19 M  -  W   -  F -4 24 20
Course Description:
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