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2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 217 - Philosophy of Language
Philosophical study of the nature of language. Prerequisite: Linguistics 101, 102. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 221 - D2: Topics in Chinese Phil
Detailed examination of a classical Chinese philosophical text or school. Prerequisite: 121 or 122. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 235 - Topics in Philosophy of Rel
Advanced study of such issues as the metaphysics of religion, the epistemology of religious belief, philosophy and faith, religion and science, and religion and ethics. (May be repeated for credit when topic is significantly different and with departmental approval.) Prerequisites: 101, 102 or 135.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 240 - Contemporary Ethical Theory
Analysis of the ideas of contemporary moral philosophers in normative ethics and metaethics. Prerequisite: 140, 142, 143 or 144. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 241 - Cont Social & Political Phil
An analysis of the ideas of contemporary philosophers in social and political philosophy. Prerequisite: 140, 142, 143, or 144. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 242 - Justice & Equality
(Same as Political Science 241.) An examination of contemporary normative theories of distributive justice and equality. Prerequisite: 140, 142, 143, or 144. Offered once a year. (Political Science).
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 260 - Topics in Continental Phil
Study of a central issue in current continental philosophy, e.g. social theory, psychoanalysis, or aesthetics. Readings from Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Ricoeur, Habermas, Derrida, and Foucault. Prerequisites: Any course in philosophy at the 100 level or above, or instructor's permission. (May be repeated for credit when topic is significantly different.) Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 265 - American Philosophy
The thought of such leading American philosophers as Peirce, James, Royce, Santayana, Dewey, and Whitehead. Prerequisites: 101, 102. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 295 - Adv Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 296 - Adv Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 3.00
PHIL 297 - Adv Readings & Research
Independent study with an instructor on a specific philosopher or philosophical problem. Prerequisite: An appropriate 200-level course in philosophy.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
PHIL 298 - Adv Readings & Research
Independent study with an instructor on a specific philosopher or philosophical problem. Prerequisite: An appropriate 200-level course in philosophy.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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