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200-400 LEVEL COURSE OFFERINGS

 

FALL 2017:

PHI 210 01 TR 4:00pm - 5:15pm; Ge L Shang; Allendale Campus

PHI 210 03 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Ge L Shang; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018:

PHI 210 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Ge L Shang; Allendale Campus

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PHI 220 Aesthetics.  An inquiry into the nature, criteria, and significance of the fine arts and/or artistic creation and response. Fulfills Foundations: Art.

FALL 2017:

PHI 220 01 (SWS) TR 10:00am-11:15am; Kelly A Parker; PEW Campus

PHI 220 02 (SWS) TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Kelly A Parker; PEW Campus

PHI 220 03  MW 4:30pm-5:45pm; TBA; Allendale Campus

PHI 220 04  T 6:00pm-8:50pm; David T Vessey; PEW Campus

WINTER 2018:  All located on Allendale Campus

PHI 220 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Stephanie Adair

PHI 220 02  TR 10:00am-11:15am; Myron Jackson

PHI 220 03  TR 4:00pm-5:15pm; Myron Jackson

PHI 220 04 (SWS) TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Dwayne Tunstall

PHI 220 05  MW 4:30pm-5:45pm; Myron Jackson

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PHI 230 American Philosophy   Focuses on figures from the classical period of American philosophy. Works from Colonial period and from the Romantic and Transcendental movements provide a historical and intellectual context for understanding these figures. 

FALL 2017:

PHI 230 01 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

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PHI 250 Existentialism.   An investigation of a major philosophical and literary movement in the 19th and 20th century. Fulfills World Perspectives: Cultures

FALL 2017 :

PHI 250 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Teresa Castelao-Lawless; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018 :

PHI 250 01 MWF 12:00pm- 12:50pm; David Vessey; Allendale Campus

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PHI 300 Theories of Human Nature.   Survey of philosophical, scientific and religious conceptions of the human being, from past and present and from various cultures.   Part of the Identity Issue.  Junior Standing

FALL 2017:

PHI 300 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Mark S Pestana; Allendale Campus

PHI 300 02 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Myron Jackson; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018:

PHI 300 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Ronald Loeffler; Allendale Campus

PHI 300 02 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

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PHI 311 Ancient Great Philosophers.  A study of one or several ancient great philosophers. Cross listed with CLA 311. May be repeated for credit if content varies.

WINTER 2018:

PHI 311 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Mark Moes; Allendale Campus  

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PHI 312 Medieval Great Philosophers.  A study of one or several medieval great philosophers.   May be repeated for credit, if content differs.

WINTER 2018 only:

PHI 312 01 W 6:00 pm-8:50 pm; Mark S Pestana; Allendale Campus

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PHI 313 Early Modern Great Philosophers.  A study of one or several modern great philosophers up to Kant, such as Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant.  

FALL 2017 only:

PHI 313 01 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Phyllis Vandenberg; Allendale Campus  

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PHI 314 Late Modern Great Philosophers.   A study of one or several late modern great philosophers. Course may be repeated if content differs.

WINTER 2018 only:

PHI 314 01 TR 4:00pm - 5:15pm; Geling Shang; Allendale Campus

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PHI 315 Recent Great Philosophers.  A study of one or several recent great philosophers, such as: Kierkegaard, Marx, James, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Dewey, Arendt, Merleau-Ponty, Peirce, Whitehead.

FALL 2017 only:

PHI 315 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Geling  Shang; Allendale Campus  

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PHI 320 Social and Political Philosophy.  Analyzes the intellectual appropriation of the concept of freedom over time. Emphasis will be given to the dynamic interaction between freedom and social control in classics of Western philosophy. Part of Human Rights Issue

WINTER 2018 only:

PHI 320 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50 am; John A Uglietta Allendale Campus 

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PHI 325 Ethics in Professional Life.  Examination of ethical principles and practice in business, medicine, education, law, and government. Aims at providing students with the intellectual framework for an ethical analysis of situations. Part of Human Rights Issue

FALL 2017:

PHI 325 01 MWF 12:00pm-12:50pm; Brendan Cline; Allendale Campus  

PHI 325 02 (SWS) MWF 1:00pm-1:50pm; Brendan Cline; Allendale Campus  

PHI 325 03 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm; Ryan Pollock; Allendale Campus

PHI 325 04 MW 4:30pm-5:45pm; Ryan Pollock; Allendale Campus

PHI 325 05 TR 1:00pm-2:15pm; Ryan Pollock; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018: 

PHI 325 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Brendan Cline; PEW Campus

PHI 325 02 W 6:00pm-8:50pm; Daniel DeFranco; Allendale Campus  

PHI 325 03 R 6:00pm-8:50pm; Daniel DeFranco;  Allendale Campus

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PHI 341 Philosophy of Death and Dying.  A philosophical exploration of ethical, religious, and metaphysical questions about death and dying.

FALL 2017 only:

PHI 341 01 M 6:00pm-8:50pm; Myron Jackson; Allendale Campus

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PHI 343 Philosophy of Religion.  Does God exist? Is there a life after death? How did evil enter the world? Is there any place for reason in religion, or is religious faith only a matter of subjective experience? These questions are explored.  Part of the Identity Issue.

FALL 2017 :  

PHI 343 01 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Mark M Moes; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018:

 PHI 343 01 TR 4:00 pm-5:15 pm; Steven Rowe; Allendale Campus

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PHI 370 Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World.  Sex and gender are central to our identity. The course explores these concepts within the intersection of race, class, sexualities, and ethnicities. Part of the Identity Issue

FALL 2017:  

PHI 370 01 TR 10:00am-11:15am Stephanie Adair; Allendale Campus

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PHI 440 Epistemology.  What is knowledge? What is the relation of knower to known? How is knowledge distinguished from belief? What are the nature and ground of certainty? Themes

Winter 2018

PHI 440 01 TR 1:00 pm-2:15 pm; Andrew Spear; Allendale Campus

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PHI 450 Metaphysics. A study of representative metaphysical systems and problems through the writings of the classical, medieval, modern and recent periods. Topics studied include being, substance, causation, essence, matter, form, space, time, relation, etc. Same attention to nonwestern metaphysical thought.

Not offered this academic year

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PHI 495 Reality, Knowledge, and Value (Capstone). The purpose is, by a review of basic presuppositions about knowledge, reality, and value, to make clear what unites and what separates the main traditions in people's search for wisdom. Prerequisites: Major or minor in philosophy and senior standing. 

FALL 2017:

PHI 495 01 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm; Stephen Rowe; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2018:

PHI 495 01 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Teresa Castelao-Lawless; Allendale Campus