Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy Course Offerings - Spring 2015

The faculty of the Department of Philosophy invites you to join us during Fall 2014 to experience the wonders of contemplation and the challenges of rational examination of matters important to human beings.   

Besides multiple sections of PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy, we offer Field 2 (PHI 200) level courses listed below, as well as a selection of PHI 300 courses.

Please note that successfully completing PHI 101 (or its equivalent in the Honors (HON) program) is a prerequisite for any 200-or-higher level PHI course.

Relevant Abbreviations:

CB = this section includes an optional service learning component.  
SL = this section includes a required service learning component
TL = this section is a team learning section.  
ONL = this section is conducted online.  See course description for further details.

Credit for the Core Curriculum and Other Programs

Here's a list of the PHI courses offered in Fall 2014 that can count for core curriculum credit and/or credit for other programs.

Core Curriculum Credit Type Fall 2014 PHI Courses that Count for this Credit
Core Curriculum Foundation Courses

PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy

Field 2 (Philosophy)

All PHI 200-level courses, including:
PHI 225 - Logic

Ethics Attribute PHI 241 - Ethics
PHI 242 - Ethical Issues in Business
PHI 243 - Bio-Medical Ethics
PHI 245 - Animal Ethics
PHI 252 - Happiness, Virtue, and the Good Life
Justice Attribute PHI 261 - Philosophy of Law
PHI 267 - Catholic Social Thought
PHI 271 - Philosophy of Human Rights
PHI 272 - Gender and Philosophy
PHI 273 - Race and Philosophy
PHI 274 - Social & Political Philosophy
PHI 305A - Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Capstone Course PHI 399 - Ethics, Justice, and the Problem of Poverty

 

Other Major / Minor Programs Fall 2014 PHI Courses that Count for this Credit
Catholic Studies PHI 267 - Catholic Social Thought
Ethics (Minor)  PHI 241 - Ethics
PHI 242 - Ethical Issues in Business
PHI 243 - Bio-Medical Ethics
PHI 245 - Animal Ethics
PHI 252 - Happiness, Virtue, and the Good Life
European Studies

PHI 301A - Ancient Philosophy
PHI 302A - Medieval Philosophy
PHI 305A - Contemporary Continental Philosophy

Justice (Minor) PHI 261 - Philosophy of Law
PHI 267 - Catholic Social Thought
PHI 271 - Philosophy of Human Rights
PHI 272 - Gender and Philosophy
PHI 274 - Social & Political Philosophy
Women & Gender Studies PHI 272 - Gender and Philosophy
PHI 274 - Social & Political Philosophy
PHI 305A - Contemporary Continental Philosophy

 

 PHILOSOPHY 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

A Core Curriculum Foundations Course
A
DUGAN TR 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
B
ZEIS MWF 9:00 am - 9:50 am
C
MOSKO MWF 10:00 am - 10:50 am
D
MOSKO MWF 11:00 am - 11:50 am
E
RAGUSA MWF 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
F RAGUSA MWF 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
G MORAN T 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
I
HAVIS TR 8:30 am - 9:45 am
K HAVIS TR 10:00 am - 11:15 am
L CHANDERBHAN TR 10:00 am - 11:15 am
N DUGAN TR 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
* TL = Team Learning Course
* CB = Community Based Learning: service learning is optional toward the final grade for this section

 

 PHI 200-LEVEL COURSES

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PHI 101
All PHI 200-level courses can count for Field 2 (Philosophy) Credit

 

PHI 211 A - PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION - CHANDERBHAN - TR 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

 

PHI 225 ONL- LOGIC ON LINE - ZEIS - TBA

 

PHI 240 SL - JUSTICE - LOUGHEAD - MW 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Core Curriculum Justice Attribute
Justice Minor Credit

 

PHI 241 A -  ETHICS: TRADITIONS IN MORAL REASONING - DJUTH - MWF 9:00 am - 9:50 am
PHI 241 B - ETHICS: TRADITIONS IN MORAL REASONING - DJUTH - MWF 10:00 am - 10:50 am

* Core Curriculum Ethics Attribute
* Ethics Minor Credit

 

PHI 242 A - ETHICAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS - WALSH - M 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

* Core Curriculum Ethics Attribute
* Ethics Minor Credit                                                                       

 

PHI 244 A - ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS - REED - MWF 10:00 am - 10:50 am
PHI 244 B - ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS - REED - MWF 11:00 am - 11:50 am

* Core Curriculum Ethics Attribute
* Ethics Minor Credit

 

PHI 245 A - ANIMAL ETHICS - FIX - M 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

* Core Curriculum Ethics Attribute
* Ethics Minor Credit

 

PHI 261 A - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - DJUTH - MWF 11:00 am - 11:50 am

* Core Curriculum Justice Attribute
* Justice Minor Credit

 

PHI 272 CBL - GENDER & PHILOSPHY - LOUGHEAD - MW 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

* Core Curriculum Justice Attribute
* Women and Gender Studies Program Credit
* Justice Minor Credit
* Service Learning Optional

 

PHI 273 A - RACE & PHILOSPHY - HAVIS - TR 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

* Core Curriculum Justice Attribute

 

PHI 274 A - SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY - MOSKO - MWF 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

* Core Curriculum Justice Attribute
* Justice Minor Credit
Women's Studies Credit

 

 PHI 300-LEVEL and 400-LEVEL COURSES 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of at least one PHI 200-level course

 

PHI 302 A - MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY - CHANDERBHAN -  MW 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

* European Studies Program Credit
Catholic Studies Program Credit

 

PHI 303A A - EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY - REED - TR 10:00 am - 11:15 am

* European Studies Program Credit

 

PHI 399 ACB - ETHICS, JUSTICE, & PROBLEM of POVERTY - NEWHOUSE - TR 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
PHI 399 BCB - ETHICS, JUSTICE, & PROBLEM of POVERTY - NEWHOUSE - TR 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
PHI 399 C - ETHICS, JUSTICE, & PROBLEM of POVERTY - SIMMONDS-PRICE - W 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
PHI 399 D - ETHICS, JUSTICE, & PROBLEM of POVERTY - JOHNSTON - M 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
PHI 399 ONL - ETHICS, JUSTICE, & PROBLEM of POVERTY - ZEIS - TBA

* Core Curriculum Capstone Course

 

PHI 407 - PSYCHOANALYSIS AND PHILOSOPHY - LOUGHEAD - MW 9:00 am - 10:15 am