PHIL 203-001 ETHICS Helps students develop a personal framework for ethical action. Emphasis on identification of ethical theories; applications to contemporary problems utilized as exercises to strengthen each student’s own ethical position. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
PHIL 308-001 ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY Study of philosophy in the Greco-Roman world from the Pre-Socratics to the Neo-Platonists. Special emphasis on Plato and Aristotle. Prerequisite: One philosophy course/consent of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement.
PHIL 321-001 RACE AND ETHNICITY Explore some of the philosophical questions that arise in regard to the concepts of race and ethnicity, such as: What is race? Is it a valid biological category? What is ethnicity? Are race and ethnicity central to one's sense of self? What race is a mixed-race person? Is racist and ethnic discrimination primarily an emotion or a belief? Can people of color be racist? How can racist and ethnic discrimination be reduced? Prerequisite: One philosophy course. Three hours per week with enhancement.
PHIL 490-002 INDEPENDENT STUDY Tutorial course in a specific problem of philosophy, a particular philosopher or a particular period of philosophy. Open to junior and senior students, conditional on faculty member’s consent. May be repeated for credit with faculty approval. Up to three hours per week with enhancement.