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PHI 100 - Introduction to Philosophy
Presents an introduction to philosophical problems and perspectives with emphasis on the systematic questioning of basic assumptions about meaning, knowledge, reality, and values.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy I
Introduces a broad spectrum of philosophical problems and perspectives with an emphasis on the systematic questioning of basic assumptions about meaning, knowledge, reality, and values. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 102 - Introduction to Philosophy II
Introduces a broad spectrum of philosophical problems and perspectives with an emphasis on the systematic questioning of basic assumptions about meaning, knowledge, reality, and values. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 111 - Logic I
Introduces inductive and deductive reasoning, with an emphasis on common errors and fallacies.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 112 - Logic II
Evaluates deductive arguments utilizing methods of symbolic logic.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 115 - Practical Reasoning
Studies informal logic and language techniques as they relate to reasoning and argument. Provides practice in analyzing arguments and constructing sound arguments. L
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
PHI 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
PHI 200 - The History of Western Philosophy
Offers a brief historical survey of major philosophers from the pre-Socratics to the present.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 211 - The History of Western Philosophy I
Provides historical survey of representative philosophers from the pre-Socratics to the present. Introduces the student to development of philosophical thought through selected readings of original works and appropriate critical materials. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 212 - The History of Western Philosophy II
Provides historical survey of representative philosophers from the pre-Socratics to the present. Introduces the student to development of philosophical thought through selected readings of original works and appropriate critical materials. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 220 - Ethics
Provides a systematic study of representative ethical systems.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 225 - Selected Problems in Applied Ethics
Analyzes and discusses significant contemporary ethical issues and problems existing throughout the various professions such as business, medicine, law, education, journalism, and public affairs. May be repeated for credit.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 226 - Social Ethics
Provides a critical examination of moral problems and studies the application of ethical concepts and principles to decision-making. Topics may include abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia, man and the state, sexuality, war and peace, and selected issues of personal concern.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 227 - Bio-Medical Ethics
Examines the ethical implications of specific biomedical issues in the context of major ethical systems.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 260 - Studies in Eastern Thinking
Introduces an in-depth study of the East through a variety of approaches which include music, literature, drama and cinema. Places special emphasis on Chinese and Japanese philosophy and religion, especially Buddhism.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 265 - Philosophy of Religion
Examines problems raised by arguments for and against the existence of God and discusses such topics as the nature of God, the nature of religious experience, the problem of evil, religious truth and language, immortality, miracles, spirituality, and the relation between philosophy and theology.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHI 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits