Spring 2020

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... Jhun, Jennifer
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Bingle, Bobby
PHIL 103S INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY Philosophy 101 conducted as a seminar. Open only to first years and sophomores. Instructor: Staff Ren, Songyao
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Soon, Valerie
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Finestone, Kobi
PHIL 150 LOGIC The conditions of effective thinking and clear communication. Examination of the basic principles... Burkhardt, Tim
PHIL 163D ETHICS FOR ROBERTSON SCHOLARS Robertson Scholars First-Year colloquium; Introduction to ethical reasoning... Hernandez, Matthew
PHIL 163D ETHICS FOR ROBERTSON SCHOLARS Robertson Scholars First-Year colloquium; Introduction to ethical reasoning... Hernandez, Matthew
PHIL 201 HST MODERN PHILOSOPHY Seventeenth and eighteenth century attempts to address philosophical problems concerning knowledge... Janiak, Andrew
PHIL 212 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND Such topics as mind and body, the nature of thought, perception, consciousness, personal identity,... Bischof, Angela
PHIL 217 INTRO TO ETHICAL THEORY Historically informed introduction to ethical theories in the Western tradition. Major historical... Flanagan, Owen
PHIL 218 MEDICAL ETHICS Examination of ethical issues in the practice of medicine. Course examines the concepts of well-... Hawkins, Jennifer
PHIL 242 PROBLEMS IN PHIL OF SCIENCE The principal philosophical problems of scientific practice. Explanation, confirmation,... Brading, Katherine
PHIL 246 PRISONER'S DILEMMA/DISTR JUSTI Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in... Munger, Michael
PHIL 250 SYMBOLIC LOGIC Detailed analysis of deduction and of deductive systems. Open to sophomores by consent of... Brandon, Robert
PHIL 263 CHINESE PHILOSOPHY The major schools of classical Chinese philosophy: Confucianism, Moism, and Taoism. Confucianism on... Wong, David
PHIL 285 EXISTENTIALISM Existentialism in philosophy and literature. Key themes will be existence, ethics, meaning of life... Moi, Toril
PHIL 314 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY An introduction to conceptual and methodological issues raised in contemporary biology, including... Brandon, Robert
PHIL 345 PHILOSOPHY/METHOD OF ECONOMICS Introduction to conceptual and methodological issues raised in modern economics. Topics may include... Hoover, Kevin
PHIL 353 NEUROETHICS Focus on emerging ethical controversies concurrent with advances in neuroscience. Background... Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter
PHIL 355S VISUAL PERCEPTION & THE BRAIN Course explores how what we see is generated by the visual system. Students learn how the visual... Purves, Dale
PHIL 465 PPE CAPSTONE Capstone course open only to students in the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program.... Munger, Michael
PHIL 510S ADVERSARIAL ETHICS Course attempts to identify general principles for designing the rules... Norman, Wayne
PHIL 541S HIST/PHIL PERSPECT ON SCIENCE An integrated introduction to the nature of science and scientific change, and its impact on... Brading, Katherine
PHIL 552S METAPHYSICS Selected topics: substance, qualities and universals, identity, space, time, causation, and... vanInwagen, Peter
PHIL 571 ANCIENT POL PHILOSOPHY Intensive analysis of the political philosophy of Plato, Aristotle, and other ancient theorists.... Gillespie, Michael
PHIL 590S SPECIAL FIELDS SEMINAR (TOP) Instructor: Staff Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter
PHIL 590S SPECIAL FIELDS SEMINAR (TOP) Instructor: Staff Flanagan, Owen
PHIL 681S WITTGENSTEIN AND LIT THEORY Key questions in literary theory reconsidered from the point of view of ordinary language... Moi, Toril
PHIL 693S CAUSATION A study of the philosophical foundations of causation. Involves close reading and discussion of... Hoover, Kevin
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 Summers, Jesse
PHIL 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Wong, David