Course List

True Freedom -

INQ 120 C

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well.

Logic -

PHIL 122 A

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course seeks to develop skills in formulating and evaluating arguments. To pics covered include the nature and type s of arguments, patterns of fallacious r easoning, inductive logic, and systems o f deductive logic. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Cont. French Philosophy -

PHIL 266 A

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of contemporary French t hinkers, such as Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, and Jacques Derrida. Each of t hese thinkers represents an important as pect in the development of what has been variously called post-structuralist and postmodernist discourse as it has devel oped in France since the May 1968 studen t riots. The purpose of this course is t o introduce the student to some importan t trends in French thought since 1968. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.