Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 200. Introduction to Philosophy. 3 Credits.

Introduces the major problems and questions that have concerned philosophic thinkers from classical to modern times. Principal topics include issues of knowledge, truth, personal identity, ethics, justice, freedom, and religious belief, as discussed by such diverse thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Lock, Hume, Kant, Mill, Russell, Sartre, Austin, Rawls, and Rorty.

PHIL 210. Ethics. 3 Credits.

Treats the major thinkers in the development of modern ethical concepts. Principle topics include ethical theories of hedonism, self-realization, empiricism, Stoicism, utilitarianism, voluntarism, existentialism, and linguistic analysis. Ethical works discussed include those of Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Aquinas, Eckhart, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Benthan, Mill, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Marx, Dewey, Moore, Sartre, Ayer, Firth, Austin, and Rawls.

PHIL 292. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

PHIL 299. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

PHIL 392. Independent Study. 3 Credits.

PHIL 399. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.