Peter M. Distelzweig

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Science, Medicine, and Society Minor
Degree
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (HPS)
M.A., University of Pittsburgh (HPS)
M.S., Eastern Michigan University (Physics Education)
Office
JRC 234
Phone
(651) 962-5368
Fax
(651) 962-5340
Mail
University of St. Thomas, JRC 241
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Peter Distelzweig is an assistant professor in Philosophy and the director of the Science, Medicine, and Society Minor. He specializes in early modern philosophy, and the history and philosophy of science and medicine. He is also interested in ancient philosophy and science--especially that of Aristotle.

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHIL 115 - L02 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MCH 108

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MCH 108

Course Registration Number:

42710 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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.

Schedule Details

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PHIL 115 - L04 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:

40272 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHIL 115 - L09 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 108

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 108

Course Registration Number:

42268 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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.

Schedule Details

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PHIL 393 - I1 Individual Study - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43417 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Peter M. Distelzweig

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location