Course List

Relg & Phil of India -

PHIL 213 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of South Asia. Topics include the centra l ideas and practices of these tradition s, their historical development, their s tyles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross -listed with Religion 213). Lecture: 3 h rs/wk.

Symbolic Logic -

PHIL 215 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to truth functional log ic including truth tables, and natural d eduction in propositional and predicate logic. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Faith and Philosophy -

PHIL 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the fundamental questions, concerning rationality and religious belief. The course addresses questions such as whether it is rational to believe in God and whether we can know anything about God, along with different ways of answering these questions and the different views of reason and religious faith the answers imply. (1)

Modern Western Philosophy -

PHIL 255 A

Instructor: Dr. Brent A. Adkins
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
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. (1)

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)