Past Courses

 
 

Summer 2022

Number Title Instructor
UNDERGRADUATE - SESSION A
1 Introduction to Philosophy                         Costigan              
4 Introduction to Ethics Davies
7 Bio-Medical Ethics Pierce
100D Philosophy of Mind King
112 Philosophy of Religion Perkins
UNDERGRADUATE - SESSION B
3 Critical Thinking Neidlinger
4 Introduction to Ethics Lamb
100B Theory of Knowledge LeBrun
145 Punishment & Responsibility Britton
164 Berkeley                    Barnes

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Spring 2022

Number Title Instructor
UNDERGRADUATE
1 Introduction to Philosophy Perkins
3 Critical Thinking Davies
4 Introduction to Ethics Pierce
20C History of Philosophy: Early Modern Holden
100A Ethics Elizondo
100B Theory of Knowledge Zimmerman
100D Philosophy of Mind Zimmerman
139 Meta-Ethics Mokriski
150E Advanced Topics in Metaphysics Mokriski
188 Theory of Value Jarrett
MIXED UNDERGRAD/GRAD
124A/224A Philosophy of Science1 Barrett
131/231G Advanced Topic in Applied Ethics Hanser
141/241G History of Ethics2 Fernandez
147/247G Philosophy of Economics Fernandez
183/283G Beginning Modern Logic Salmon
GRADUATE
297A Seminar in History of Philosophy3 Holden
299A Seminar in Philosophy of Logic4 Robertson Ishii/Salmon
1 124A/224A: A course on logical empiricism.
2 141/241G: A course on Aristotle's Ethics.
3 297A: Empiricism and scientific anti-realism. We'll examine the early modern empiricists' treatment of physical theory, and particularly discourse about particles and forces. Most of the time we will be examining the forms of scientific anti-realism (instrumentalism, fictionalism, expressivism) we find in Berkeley and Hume.
4 299A: This seminar will be on modal logic, modal essentialism in Kripke's Naming and Necessity, and related issues.
 

Winter 2022

Number Title Instructor
UNDERGRADUATE
1 Introduction to Philosophy Korman
3 Critical Thinking Hanschmann
4 Introduction to Ethics Mokriski
7 Biomedical Ethics Costigan
20B History of Philosophy: Medieval Zylstra
100A Ethics Fernandez
100F Intro to Philosophy of Science Barrett
134 Moral Psychology Mokriski
143 Philosophy of Law Jarrett
160 Descartes Zylstra
MIXED UNDERGRAD/GRAD
116/216G Meaning & Reference Robertson Ishii
128/228G Feminist Philosophy Mason
145/245G Punishment & Responsibility Mason
152/252G Plato1 Tsouna
156/256G Hellenistic Philosophy2 Tsouna
176/276G Historical Philosophy3 Fernandez
184/284G Intermediate Modern Logic Robertson Ishii
GRADUATE
296A Seminar in Ethics4 Hanser
296E Seminar in Metaphysics5 Korman
1 152/252G: This course is a selective analysis of Platonic dialogues belonging to the so-called early and middle periods of Plato's production. The course typically discusses aspects of the Apology, the Crito, the Euthyphro, the Meno, the Phaedo, and the Republic (which occupies the entire second half of the course).
2 156/256G: This course focuses on the three main philosophical movements of the Hellenistic period, i.e. the period extending over approximately three centuries after the deaths of Aristotle and of Alexander the Great: Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism.
3 176/276G: This course will be about Aquinas on goodness and badness.
4 296A: The seminar will concern the justification of violence in self-defense and in war. The primary texts will be two recent books: Jonanthan Quong, The Morality of Defensive Force and Victor Tadros, To Do, To Die, To Reason Why: Individual Ethics in War.
5 296E: This seminar will focus on the metaphysics of race.
 

Fall 2021

Number Title Instructor
UNDERGRADUATE
1 Introduction to Philosophy King
3 Critical Thinking Britton
4 Introduction to Ethics Mason
20A History of Philosophy: Ancient Barnes
100B Theory of Knowledge Korman
100C Philosophy of Language Salmon
100E Metaphysics Falvey
130 Freedom & Determinism Jarrett
135 Contemporary Philosophy Mokriski
150A Advanced Ethical Theory Mason
153 Aristotle McKirahan
MIXED UNDERGRAD/GRAD
138/238G Normative Ethics1 Elizondo
165/265G Hume Holden
173/273G Frege Salmon
183/283G Beginning Modern Logic Robertson Ishii
GRADUATE
296A Seminar in Ethics2 Elizondo
297A Seminar in History of Philosophy3 Tsouna
1 138/238G: The topic of this course is moral skepticism. Readings will be drawn from historical as well as contemporary sources and will include (at least) the following: Plato, Nietzsche, Freud, Bernard Williams, and Susan Wolf.
2 296A: The topic of this seminar will be Barbara Herman's The Moral Habitat.
3 297A: The focus of this seminar will be on Hellenistic Philosophy.
 

Summer 2021

Number Title Instructor
UNDERGRADUATE - SESSION A
1 Introduction to Philosophy King
4 Introduction to Ethics Lamb
7 Bio-Medical Ethics Dickey
100D Philosophy of Mind Falvey
112 Philosophy of Religion Zahn
UNDERGRADUATE - SESSION B
3 Critical Thinking Pierce
4 Introduction to Ethics LeBrun
100B Theory of Knowledge Bagwell
145 Punishment & Responsibility Britton
164 Berkeley Barnes