Gain an understanding of the discipline and learn to apply a philosophical lens in all areas of life.
PHIL 154 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Explore the ethical and philosophical issues that arise when we consider the relation between humans and the natural environment.
PHIL 345 POWER, PRIVILEGE, & KNOWLEDGE
Discover the historical beginnings of social epistemology in the work of Marx, Foucault and Goldman.
PHIL 350 THEORIES OF REALITY
Focus on questions such as: What is real? Is the material world the only reality? Are properties, like being round, or being rational, as real as things?
PHIL 236 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
Study the relationship and questions between law and philosophy.
PHIL 310 COOPERATION, COMPETITION AND JUSTICE
Examine different ideas in utilitarianism and social contract theory from political, economic and philosophical backgrounds.
PHIL 151 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: CRIME & PUNISHMENT
Explore the relationship between moral responsibility and criminal responsibility.
PHIL 156 BIOMEDICAL ETHICS
Examine ethical issues that arise in the practice of medicine, in the delivery of health care, and in biomedical research.
PHIL 152 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: PHILOSOPHY AND FEMINISM
Learn the ways in which philosophical concepts and methodologies have influenced contemporary thinking about gender and the ways in which feminist viewpoints have challenged many traditional philosophical ideas.