Course List

Socrates, Jesus & the Buddha -

PHIL 105 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RELG105A RELG105A

Catalog Description:

A survey of the main figures in the philosophical and religious traditions of the Western world, as well as major figures in Eastern philosophy and religion. All members of the department of Religion and Philosophy will contribute lectures. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Moral Philosophy -

PHIL 205 E

Instructor: Dr. Monica L. Vilhauer
Block: E3
Time: T/TH 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An investigation of the sources of, and our responses to, human dignity. Readings include slave and internment narratives, research from the social sciences, philosophical analyses, as well as debates on specific moral issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Faith and Philosophy -

PHIL 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 115
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the fundamental questions,concerning rationality and religious belief. Thecourse addresses questions such as whether it is rational to believe in God and whether we canknow anything about God, along with different waysof answering these questions and the differentviews of reason and religious faith the answersimply. (1)

Modern Western Philosophy -

PHIL 252 A

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the attempts of thinkers such as Bacon, Hobbes, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, and Kant to come to terms with the scientific, political, and religious changes in the modern world. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Cont. French Philosophy -

PHIL 266 A

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of contemporary French thinkers, such as Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, and Jacques Derrida. Each of these thinkers represents an important aspect in the development of what has been variously called post-structuralist and postmodernist discourse as it has developed in France since the May 1968 student riots. The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to some important trends in French thought since 1968. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Aristotle -

PHIL 302 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Previos course in Philosophy or permission

Catalog Description:

A detailed examination of a topic or theme inAristotle's philosophy. Depending on the focus ofthe professor, topics might include logic, theoryof knowledge, natural philosophy, metaphysics,psychology, ethics, or political philosophy.