M.T. Lu

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Degree
Ph.D. (2005), Cornell University
A.B. (1998), University of Chicago
Office
JRC 208
Phone
(651) 962-5390
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5390
Fax
(651) 962-5340
Mail
University of St. Thomas, JRC 241
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Expertise
Aristotle's Ethics/Virtue Ethics
Abortion/Ethics of Life

Publications
http://stthomas.academia.edu/MTLU
http://philpapers.org/profile/31313

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - 21 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 112
CRN: 42076 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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 23 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 202
CRN: 42077 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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - 25 Philosophy of Human Person - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 202
CRN: 40823 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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 200 - 01 Ancient Philosophy - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 205
CRN: 20234 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mathew Lu 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 - 19 Introductory Ethics See Details * *
CRN: 21496 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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
JRC 2011525-1700- T - - - - -
-- - - - - - -
PHIL 214 - 20 Introductory Ethics See Details * *
CRN: 22214 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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
JRC 2011525-1700- - - R - - -
-- - - - - - -