Course List

In Socrates' Footsteps -

INQ 120 B

Instructor: Dr. Monica L. Vilhauer
Block: E3
Time: T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
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.

Wittgenstein -

PHIL 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Monica L. Vilhauer
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 111
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Previous PHIL course or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to Wittgenstein. Through an examination of key texts in Wittgenstein's corpus, students will be exposed to major issues in Wittgenstein's thought. In his early work these include the picture theory of language, what can be said versus what can only be shown, sense, truth and falsity, and about what we must remain silent. In his late work these include the use theory of language, language games and forms of life, rule following, privacy, nonsense, and therapy. (1)