Fall 2016

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
PHIL 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Examination of problems in philosophy; emphasis on metaphysics and theory of knowledge. Open only... Hawkins, Jennifer
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Nelson, Joseph
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Um, Sungwoo
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Harris, Matthew
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Bondurant, Hannah
PHIL 110 INFORMATION, SOCIETY & CULTURE Information, Society, and Culture across disciplines. How all aspects of information theory and... Herron, Patrick
PHIL 123FS FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY Conflicting visions of freedom and responsibility that characterize the modern world; the... Gillespie, Michael
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Beninger, Max
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Chan, Lok
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Henne, Paul
PHIL 155 REASON & ARGUMENT How to analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments of various kinds on a wide range of topics. Web-... Summers, Jesse
PHIL 155 REASON & ARGUMENT How to analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments of various kinds on a wide range of topics. Web-... Summers, Jesse
PHIL 207 POLTCL & SOC PHIL Basic ethical concepts involved in political organization and in a variety of periods, such as... Buchanan, Allen
PHIL 209 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE A philosophical analysis of problems arising in the study of language and symbolism. Topics include... Ventura, Rafael
PHIL 211 APPEARANCE AND REALITY Problems in metaphysics: theories of existence, substance, universals, identity, space, time,... Ferejohn, Michael
PHIL 212 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND Such topics as mind and body, the nature of thought, perception, consciousness, personal identity,... Gessell, Bryce Scott
PHIL 216 PROBLEMS IN ETHICAL THEORY The nature of morality, amoralism, utilitarianism, and deontology. Both historical and contemporary... Wong, David
PHIL 217 ANCIENT/MODERN ETHICAL THEORY Major ethical theories both classical and modern; virtue theories and rule-based theories. Readings... Hawkins, Jennifer
PHIL 242 PROBLEMS IN PHIL OF SCIENCE The principal philosophical problems of scientific practice. Explanation, confirmation,... Brandon, Robert
PHIL 246 PRISONER'S DILEMMA/DISTR JUSTI Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in... Anomaly, Jonathan
PHIL 246 PRISONER'S DILEMMA/DISTR JUSTI Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in... Anomaly, Jonathan
PHIL 250 SYMBOLIC LOGIC Detailed analysis of deduction and of deductive systems. Open to sophomores by consent of... Brandon, Robert
PHIL 252 PHILOSOPHY AND NEUROSCIENCE Explores relevance of recent findings in neuroscience (and cognitive neuroscience) to traditional... De Brigard, Felipe
PHIL 262 HUMAN RIGHTS-THEORY/PRAC The nature and value of human rights; examining some major debates over their status and meaning... Buchanan, Allen
PHIL 285 EXISTENTIALISM Existentialism in philosophy and literature. Key themes will be existence, ethics, meaning of life... Moi, Toril
PHIL 286 MARX, NIETZSCHE, FREUD A critical examination and assessment of the thought of Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud: revolutionary... Pickford, Henry
PHIL 290S SEMINAR PHILOSOPHY (TOP) Instructor: Staff McShea, Daniel
PHIL 345 PHILOSOPHY/METHOD OF ECONOMICS Introduction to conceptual and methodological issues raised in modern economics. Topics may include... Hoover, Kevin
PHIL 465 PPE CAPSTONE Capstone course open only to students in the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program.... Munger, Michael
PHIL 503S CONTEMP ETHICAL THEORIES The nature and justification of basic ethical concepts in the light of the chief ethical theories... Sreenivasan, Gopal
PHIL 512S ARISTOTLE Selected topics. Instructor: Ferejohn Ferejohn, Michael
PHIL 541S HIST/PHIL PERSPECT ON SCIENCE An integrated introduction to the nature of science and scientific change, and its impact on... Janiak, Andrew
PHIL 555S PHILOSOPHY OF MIND (TOP) One or more topics such as mental causation, animal minds, artificial intelligence, and foundations... Neander, Karen
PHIL 584S MODERN POLITICAL THEORY A historical survey and philosophical analysis of political theory from the beginning of the... Beattie, Darren
PHIL 590S SPECIAL FIELDS SEMINAR (TOP) Instructor: Staff Moi, Toril
PHIL 640S PHILOSOPHICAL PSYCHOLOGY A study of recent work on the nature of the self and the nature and function of consciousness. Work... De Brigard, Felipe
PHIL 753S PRINCIPLES IN COG NEURO I Introduction to the cognitive neuroscience of emotion, social cognition, executive function,... Cabeza, Roberto
PHIL 795S TEACHING PHILOSOPHY Source of pedagogical instruction for graduate students assigned as teaching assistants or course... Hoover, Kevin
PHIL 798S PHILOSOPHICAL INTERLOCUTION For Philosophy Doctoral Students only: required for all students in residence. Frequently includes... De Brigard, Felipe
PHIL 798S PHILOSOPHICAL INTERLOCUTION For Philosophy Doctoral Students only: required for all students in residence. Frequently includes... De Brigard, Felipe
PHIL 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Wong, David