Courses

Academic Year 2016-2017

IMPORTANT NOTE: All 100-level and most 200-level courses are introductory, and are intended to be accessible to all students, including those with no previous exposure to philosophy.  For this reason there are no prerequisites, and freshman are free to enroll. Courses and times are subject to change

You can also access more detailed course information through the Registrar's Office course description page.

Fall 2016

Course Number Title Professor Meeting
PHIL 109-6-20 First-Year Seminar: "What is Democracy?"
Mueller

MW 3:30 - 4:50

PHIL 109-6-21 First-Year Seminar: "What is College for?"
Goldberg
MW 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 150 Elementary Logic I  Cariani TTH 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 210-1 History of Philosophy: Ancient Shields MW 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 254 Intro to Philosophy of Natural Sciences  Mueller MW 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 266 Philosophy of Religion  Seeskin MWF 10:00 - 10:50
PHIL 269 Bioethics  Sheldon TTH 3:30 - 4:50
PHIL 273-2

Brady Scholar's Program

“The Moral Life” 

Brady Program students only

K. Ebels-Duggan TTH 2:00 - 3:20
PHIL 313-1 Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason  Zuckert TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 330 Practical Reasoning and Choice  Cariani TTH 3:30 - 4:50
PHIL 364

Business Ethics

seniors only

Laing
W 3:00 - 5:50
PHIL 373-1

Brady Scholar's Program:

"Philosophy and the City"

Brady program students ony

K. Ebels-Duggan
M 3:30-4:50
PHIL 390

Special Topics in Philosophy 

“Wittgenstein”

juniors/seniors only

S. Ebels-Duggan MW 9:30 - 10:50

Winter 2017

Winter 2017 Course Description Packet
Course Number Title Professor Meeting

PHIL 109-6-20

First-Year Seminar: “Rethinking Democracy after Globalization” Lafont TTH 9:30 - 10:50

PHIL 109-6-21

First-Year Seminar: “Nietzsche” Elgat TTH 5:00 - 6:20
PHIL 109-6-22 First-Year Seminar: “Idealism and Realism” Zuckert TTH 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 216 Introduction to Pragmatism Mueller MW 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 220

Intro to Critical Theory 

Combined with COMP_LIT 207

Alznauer TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 250 Elementary Logic II  Glanzberg TTH 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 255  Theory of Knowledge  Lackey TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 261 Intro to Political Philosophy White TTH 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 262 Ethical Problems and Public Issues Sheldon TTH 3:30 - 4:50
PHIL 273-1 Brady Scholars Program “The Good Life”  White TTH 2:00 - 3:20
PHIL 315

Studies in French Philosophy 

Combined with Comp_Lit 383 & GNDR STD 353

Deutscher MW 6:00 - 7:20
PHIL 328 Classics of Analytic Philosophy  Mueller MW 3:30 - 4:50
PHIL 361

Topics in Social and Political 

“German Aesthetics: Schiller and Hegel”

Alznauer TTH 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 373-2

Brady Scholars Program 

“Philosophy and the City”

K. Ebels-Duggan M 3:30 - 5:00
PHIL 390

Special Topics in Philosophy:

"Kierkegaard and Indirect Communication"

Alznauer MW 11:00 - 12:20

Spring 2017

Course Number Title Professor Meeting
PHIL 109-6-20 First-Year Seminar: “Desire and Mind” S. Ebels-Duggan MW 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 109-6-21 First-Year Seminar: “Love and Money” White TTH 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy Chike Jeffers TTH 11:00 - 12:20 
PHIL 151 Scientific Reasoning  S. Ebels-Duggan MW 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 210-3 History of Philosophy: Early Modern  Reed TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 230

Gender, Politics, and Philosophy

Combined with GNDR_ST 233 & COMP_LIT 205

Deutscher MW 6:00 - 7:20
PHIL 260 Intro to Moral Philosophy  Sheldon TTH 3:30 - 4:50
PHIL 267

Philosophy, Race & Racism

Chike Jeffers TTH 2:00 - 3:30
PHIL 270

Climate Change and Sustainability:

Economic and Ethical Dimensions

Combined with ISEN 230-0-21

Sageman TBD
PHIL 273-3 Brady Scholars Program “The Good Society”  Dworkin T 2:00 - 4:50
PHIL 311

Studies in Medieval Philosophy

“Maimonides”

Seeskin TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 314

Studies in Geman Philosophy

Sigrid Weigel

TTH 5:00 - 5:50

Dis. Sec. F 3:00 - 3:50

PHIL 327 Philosophy of Psychology Glanzberg TTH 9:30 - 10:50
PHIL 352 Philosophy of Mathematics Cariani TTH 11:00 - 12:20
PHIL 353 Philosophy of Language Glanzberg 12:30 - 1:50
PHIL 364 Business Ethics  Laing W 3:00 - 5:50
PHIL 390

Special Topics in Philosophy 

“Reference”

Ward MW 2:00 - 3:20

You can also access more detailed course information through the Registrar's Office course description page.

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