PHI 200-400 Level Course Offerings for Fall 2020 and Winter 2021


PHI 200 Level Courses

FALL 2020:

PHI 202 01 MW 3:00pm-3:50pm; Jeffrey Byrnes; Allendale Campus

PHI 202 02 MW 4:30pm-5:45pm; Jeffrey Byrnes; Allendale Campus

PHI 202 03 TR 4:00pm-5:15pm; Andrew Spear; Allendale Campus

PHI 202 04 TR 10:00am-10:50am; Andrew Spear; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 202 01 MW 3:00pm-3:50pm; Jeffrey Byrnes; Allendale Campus

PHI 202 02 MW 4:30pm-5:45pm; TBA; Allendale Campus

PHI 202 03 TR 10:00am-10:50am; Andrew Spear; Allendale Campus

FALL 2020:  

PHI 210 01 TR 10:00am-10:50am; Ge L. Shang; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

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

FALL 2020:

PHI 220 01 MWF 9:00am-9:50am; Andrew Knoll; Allendale Campus

PHI 220 02 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Andrew Knoll; Allendale Campus

PHI 220 03 MWF 1:00pm-1:50pm; Andrew Knoll; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 220 01 MWF 10:00am-10:50am; David Vessey; Allendale Campus

PHI 220 02 TR 2:30pm-3:45pm; Matthew Crippen; Allendale Campus

PHI 220 03 TR 4:00pm-5:15pm; Matthew Crippen; Allendale Campus

FALL 2020:

PHI 230 01 TR 11:30am - 12:45pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 230 01 TR 1:00pm - 2:15pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

FALL 2020:

PHI 250 01 TR 10:00am-10:50am; Teresa Castelao-Lawless Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 250 01 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm; Jeffrey Byrnes; Allendale Campus

PHI 300 Level Courses

ALL 2020:

PHI 300 01 TR 1:00pm-2:15pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

PHI 300 02 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Mark Pestana; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 300 01 W 6:00 pm-8:50 pm; Ronald Loeffler; Allendale Campus

PHI 300 02 MWF 11:00am-11:50am; Andrew Knoll; Allendale Campus

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

WINTER 2020 only:

PHI 311 01 MW 12:00pm-1:15pm; David Crane; Allendale Campus  

A study of one or several medieval great philosophers.   May be repeated for credit, if content differs.

WINTER 2021 only:

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

A study of one or several modern great philosophers up to Kant, such as Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant.  

FALL 2020 only:

PHI 313 01 MW 2:30pm-3:45pm; Peimin Ni; Allendale Campus  

A study of one or several late modern great philosophers. Course may be repeated if content differs.

WINTER 2021 only:

PHI 314 01 TR 10:00am - 11:15am; Matthew Crippen; Allendale Campus

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

FALL 2020 only:

PHI 315 01 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm; Jeffrey  Byrnes; Allendale Campus  

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 2021 only:

PHI 320 01 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Patrick Anderson; Allendale Campu

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 2020:

PHI 325 01 M 6:00pm-8:50pm;TBA; Allendale Campus  

PHI 325 02  MWF 1:00pm-1:50pm;TBA; Allendale Campus

PHI 325 03 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Andrew Knoll; Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021: 

PHI 325 01 MW  4:30pm-5:45pm; Cameron Gibbs; Allendale Campus  

PHI 325 02 TR  2:30pm-3:45pm; Patrick Anderson;  Allendale Campus

PHI 325 03 TR  4:00pm-5:15pm; Patrick Anderson;  Allendale Campus 

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

Introduction to the nature of law, law and morality, principles and practice, freedom and determinism, common sense and science, punishment, necessity, and coercion, mental disease, all arising directly form the careful study of a substantive body of law. Especially valuable for pre-law students.  Part of the Human Rights Issue. 

FALL 2020

PHI 330 01 TR 10:00am-10:50am; John Uglietta; Allendale Campus

A philosophical exploration of ethical, religious, and metaphysical questions about death and dying.

WINTER 2021 only: 

PHI 341 01 TR 10:00am-11:15am; Teresan Castelao-Lawless; Allendale Campus

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 2020 :  

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

WINTER 2021:

 PHI 343 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Dwayne Tunstall; Allendale Campus

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 2020:

PHI 370 01 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm; Alycia LaGuardia-LoBianco  Allendale Campus

WINTER 2021:

PHI 370 01 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm; Alycia LaGuardia-LoBianco  Allendale Campus

PHI 400 Level Courses

A study of one or more Hindu, Buddhist, Confucian, or Taoist philosophers. Topics: human nature, society and individual, moral practice, suffering and liberation, religiosity.  Three credits. Fulfills Culture-World Perspectives requirement. 

Winter 2021 Only:

PHI 400 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Peimin Ni; Allendale Campus  

Scientific knowledge is compared with that acquired in other disciplines. Topics common to the physical, biological, and social sciences, such as discovery, explanation, confirmation, and the nature of scientific models and laws are also considered. 

FALL 2020 only: Cancelled

 

A study of classical and contemporary philosophical perspectives on the human mind. Topics may include materialistic vs. non-materialistic conceptions of thought and consciousness; relation between mind and brain, body, behavior, and environment; artificial intelligence; animal cognition; mental illness; altered states of consciousness, self-consciousness, person hood. 

FALL 2020 ONLY:

PHI 430 01 TR 4:00pm-5:15pm; Ronald Loeffler; Allendale Campus

An inquiry into the nature of morality through study of classical and contemporary philosophical sources. Where do rights and duties come from? How can we know what we should or might do? Nature of good and evil. Is morality objective, or relative to culture, history, or the individual? Is morality rational? Relation between morality and meaning of life. 

Winter 2021 Only:

PHI 460 01 TR 2:30pm-3:45pm; Hope Sample; Allendale Campus  

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 2020:

PHI 495 01 TR 11:30am-12:45pm; Andrew Spear; Allendale Campus