Major Classical sources of political thought and the application of these sources to contemporary political issues.
Brief history of philosophical ideas and the basics of Aristotelian logic.
An introduction to basic ethics and to contemporary ethical issues.
An introduction to the basic concepts, principles, and methods of argument analysis and evaluation.
Examines problem solving techniques; decision making; basic concepts of inductive and deductive reasoning. Promotes reasoning skills applicable to career- and real-life situations.
An examination of a designed topic of special and/or current interest and importance generally not covered in regularly offered courses by the department. This course may be repeated once for credit.
Supervised investigation of relevant topics in philosophy through travel-study abroad or within the interior of United States. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Course maybe repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
Survey of philosophical ideas from the ancient Greeks through the 20th century.
Advanced study of the ethical issues that arise in such intellectual endeavors as medicine, law, business, military science, engineering, etc.
Introduces students to the philosophical traditions of the non-western world. Emphasis is on non-contemporary traditions of metaphysics, cosmology, ethics, philosophy of religion, social and political philosophy and logic.
Examines philosophical issues relating to religion, including arguments for and against God’s existence, the problem of evil, the relation between divine foreknowledge and human freedom, the relation between religion and science, the problem of faith and reason, and personal immortality.
Examines moral problems in biomedical and scientific research, including ethical issues surrounding research involving human and animal subjects, eugenics, the human genome project, cloning and stem cell research.
Supervised investigation of relevant topics in philosophy through travel-study abroad or within the interior of the United States. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
Guided independent study of a designed topic of special interest. Prerequisites: PHI 2203 or 2204 or permission of instructor.
Advanced study of a designed topic of special interest. Prerequisites: PHI 2203 or 2204 or permission of instructor.
Supervised work in an agency that can provide practical experience in the field of study. Prerequisite: Senior standing, at least 2.5 GPA, 12 hours in upper-division courses in the field, and permission of supervising instructor, department chair, and/or dean. Course may be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.