PHIL: Philosophy

PHIL 1998  Individualized Studies in Philosophy (PHIL)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Philosophy (PHIL). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

PHIL 2005  An Introduction to Philosophy  (4 Credits)  

Learn about some of (primarily Western) philosophy's major concepts, questions, and figures. Examples of such questions might include: Can we distinguish right from wrong? (How?) Does God exist? What is real? Should we consider scientific knowledge to be truth? This course was previously CUL-222224 An Introduction to Philosophy.

Attributes: Humanities Gen Ed, Liberal

PHIL 2010  Environmental Ethics: Introductory  (4 Credits)  

This study will examine the relationship between human beings and the natural world through the framework of leading ethical theories and non-Western perspectives, for the purpose of understanding our place in nature; the value, and possibly rights, of the natural environment (animals, plants, species, ecosystems); and the extent and justification of our moral obligations to the environment and to future generations.

Attributes: Humanities Gen Ed, Liberal

PHIL 2020  Introduction to Ethics  (4 Credits)  

Learn about some of the ways that ethicists reason about such topics as 'good and bad' or 'right and wrong' or 'morality' in a range of contexts. NOTE: Students should not take both the 4-credit and the 2-credit courses titled Introduction to Ethics as these overlap. This course was previously CUL-222244 Introduction to Ethics (2-4cr).

Attributes: Humanities Gen Ed, Liberal

PHIL 2996  Special Topics in Philosphy  (4 Credits)  

This is a course about special topics in philosophy.

Attributes: Liberal

PHIL 2998  Individualized Studies in Philosophy (PHIL)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Philosophy (PHIL). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

PHIL 3015  Thinking About Music  (4 Credits)  

What is music and why does it matter? How and why do different musics matter differently to different people, and powerfully so? How might our own experiences with listening to music or making music inform our understanding of music's relevance to and importance in human life and culture? In this course, students will read, think, and write about music in philosophical ways, with ample opportunity to shape questions, ideas, and arguments in relation to their own musical experiences, interests, and preferences.

Attributes: Humanities Gen Ed, Liberal

PHIL 3998  Individualized Studies in Philosophy (PHIL)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Philosophy (PHIL). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.

PHIL 4998  Individualized Studies in Philosophy (PHIL)  (1-8 Credits)  

Students have the opportunity to develop individualized studies with their mentor in Philosophy (PHIL). Please contact your mentor/advisor for more details.