Department of
Philosophy

Undergraduate

Courses in Philosophy

The Philosophy Department offers a variety of courses at all levels. Below is a list of recently offered undergraduate courses. Not all of these courses are offered in any given year, and there may be other courses offered some years. In the box to the right, "Term Schedule" links to the current term's schedule or, if available, to the next Fall or Spring term's official schedule. "Future Courses" links to the tentative schedule for latest academic year for which such information is available. It is likely to change in some details. Check the course schedules/descriptions available via the Registrar's Office for the official schedules for the widest range of terms for which such information is available. For the most up to date information on particular courses, consult the instructor.


Philosophy Courses

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PHL 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
PHL 102 ETHICS
PHL 103 CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS
PHL 103A CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS
PHL 104 INTRO TO KANT & HEGEL
PHL 105 REASON AND ARGUMENT
PHL 106 RATIONAL DECISIONS
PHL 107 ETHICS & SCIENCE OF STEM CELLS
PHL 109 JUSTICE AND EQUALITY
PHL 110 INTRODUCTORY LOGIC
PHL 111 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
PHL 115 PHILOSOPHY IN LITERATURE
PHL 116 PHL HIST&PRACT OF NONVOILENC
PHL 118 BUSINESS ETHICS
PHL 141 AESTHETICS
PHL 145Q MINDS & MACHINES
PHL 152 SCIENCE AND REASON
PHL 155 DARWIN & RELIGION
PHL 171 PHIL FOUNDATION OF FEMINISM
PHL 201 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
PHL 202 HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY I
PHL 214 LOGICAL METHODS
PHL 215 INTERMEDIATE LOGIC
PHL 216 MATHEMATICAL LOGIC
PHL 217 UNCERTAIN INFERENCE
PHL 217W UNCERTAIN INFERENCE
PHL 218 PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS
PHL 219 DEVIANT LOGIC
PHL 219W DEVIANT LOGIC
PHL 220 RECENT ETHICAL THEORY
PHL 220W RECENT ETHICAL THEORY
PHL 221 PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION
PHL 221W PHIL. FDTNS. OF AM. REV.
PHL 223 SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
PHL 223W SOCIAL &POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
PHL 224 HISTORY OF ETHICS
PHL 224W HISTORY OF ETHICS
PHL 225 ETHICAL DECISIONS IN MEDICINE
PHL 225W ETHICAL DECISNS IN MEDICINE
PHL 226 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
PHL 226W PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
PHL 227 THE MEANING OF LIFE
PHL 228 PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS
PHL 228W PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS
PHL 229 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
PHL 229W PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
PHL 230 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
PHL 230W ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
PHL 242 METAPHYSICS
PHL 242W METAPHYSICS
PHL 243 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
PHL 243W THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
PHL 244 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
PHL 244W PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
PHL 247 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
PHL 247W PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
PHL 249 FORMAL SEMANTICS
PHL 251 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY
PHL 251W PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY
PHL 252 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
PHL 252W PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
PHL 254 PHILOSOPHY OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE
PHL 254W PHILOSOPHY OF COGNITIVE SCI
PHL 255 TOPICS IN PHL OF PHYSICS
PHL 255W TOPICS IN PHL OF PHYSICS
PHL 256 DARWIN & RELIGION
PHL 256W DARWIN & RELIGION
PHL 260 TOPICS PHILOSOPHICAL THEOL
PHL 261 KANT
PHL 262 FRENCH PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1960
PHL 263 JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
PHL 264 MODERN JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
PHL 265 SELECT TOPICS IN ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
PHL 265W SELECT TOP IN ANCIENT PHILOS
PHL 266 RATIONALISM
PHL 267 BRITISH EMPIRICISM
PHL 268 AUGUSTINE, ANSELM, AQUINAS
PHL 269 THE ORIGINS OF ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY
PHL 269W ORIGINS OF ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY
PHL 291 SARTRE & HEIDEGGER
PHL 292 PHILOSOPHY OF ART
PHL 300 SEMINAR FOR MAJORS
PHL 303 PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
PHL 306 SEL TOP IN PHILOSPHY OF MIND
PHL 308 MORALITY AND WAR
PHL 311 SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOETHICS
PHL 311W SEMINAR FOR BIOETHICS MAJORS
PHL 312 NEUROETHICS
PHL 312W NEUROETHICS
PHL 318 TOPICS IN MODERN PHILOSOPHY
PHL 320 SELECTED TOPICS IN ETHICS
PHL 322 MARXISM AND MORALITY
PHL 324 ROUSSEAU TO REVOLUTION
PHL 325 ITALIAN PHILOSOPHY 1922-1945
PHL 326 GLOBAL JUSTICE
PHL 327 THEORY OF PERCEPTION
PHL 342 METAPHYSICS
PHL 343 REASON & RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY
PHL 348 FREE WILL
PHL 385 LEGAL REASONING & ARGUMENT
PHL 390 SUPERVISED TEACHING
PHL 391 INDEPENDENT STUDY
PHL 391W INDEPENDENT STUDY
PHL 392 HONORS TUTORIAL
PHL 393 HONORS THESIS
PHL 394 INTERNSHIP
PHL 396 TEACHING INTERNSHIP
PHL 414 LOGICAL METHODS
PHL 415 INTERMEDIATE LOGIC
PHL 416 MATHEMATICAL LOGIC
PHL 417 UNCERTAIN INFERENCE
PHL 418 PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS
PHL 419 DEVIANT LOGIC
PHL 420 RECENT ETHICAL THEORY
PHL 421 PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION
PHL 423 SOCIAL &POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
PHL 424 HISTORY OF ETHICS
PHL 426 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
PHL 427 KANT, HEGEL, KIERKEGAARD
PHL 428 PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS
PHL 429 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
PHL 430 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
PHL 442 METAPHYSICS
PHL 443 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
PHL 444 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
PHL 447 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
PHL 449 FORMAL SEMANTICS
PHL 451 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY
PHL 452 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
PHL 454 PHILOSOPHY OF COGNITIVE SCI
PHL 455 TOPICS IN PHL OF PHYSICS
PHL 456 DARWIN & RELIGION
PHL 460 TOPICS PHILOSOPHICAL THEOL
PHL 461 KANT
PHL 465 SELECT TOP IN ANCIENT PHILOS
PHL 466 RATIONALISM
PHL 467 BRITISH EMPIRICISM
PHL 468 AUGUSTINE, ANSELM, AQUINAS
PHL 469 Origins of Analytic Philosophy
PHL 491 MASTER'S READINGS IN PHL
PHL 493 MASTER'S ESSAY
PHL 495 MASTER'S THESIS RESEARCH
PHL 502 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
PHL 515 SEL TOP PHIL OF MIND REDUCTN
PHL 516 TOPICS IN PHIL OF LANGUAGE
PHL 517 SEL TOP ETHICS
PHL 519 TOP IN MOD PHIL: LEIBNIZ
PHL 520 SEL TOP IN POLITICAL PHIL
PHL 521 ANCIENT PHIL: ARISTOTLE
PHL 522 PLATO SEMINAR
PHL 530 KANT
PHL 542 SEL TOPICS IN METAPHYSICS
PHL 544 TOPICS IN PHIL OF MIND
PHL 552 TOPICS IN PHIL OF SCIENCE
PHL 560 WRITING SEMINAR
PHL 580 SUPERVISED INSTRUCTN IN PHL
PHL 581 SUPERVISE INSTRUCT:LEC TO UN
PHL 591 PHD READINGS IN PHL
PHL 594 INTERNSHIP
PHL 595 PHD RESEARCH IN PHL
PHL 595A PHD RESEARCH IN ABSENTIA
PHL 890 MASTER'S SUMMER IN RESIDENCE
PHL 895 CONT OF MASTER'S ENROLLMENT
PHL 899 MASTER'S DISSERTATION
PHL 985 LEAVE OF ABSENCE
PHL 986V FULL TIME VISITING STUDENT
PHL 990 SUMMER IN RESIDENCE
PHL 995 CONT OF DOCTORAL ENROLLMENT
PHL 997 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
PHL 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
PHL 999A DOCT DISSERTATN IN ABSENTIA