PHL - Philosophy

PHL 101IH. Intro Phil:Reason and Reality. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Exploration of the nature of reality and human knowledge. A critical look at the presuppositions of our common sense world view.

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PHL 103D. Philosophy and Popular Culture. 3 Credits. (2 Lec) S

alternate odd years Introduces philosophy to students through popular culture. Basic philosophical concepts, methods, and theories will be learned through discussion of technology, video games, films, television, therapy, sports, race, gender, alternative sexuality and drug use.

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PHL 110IH. Intro Ethics:Good and Evil. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

An examination of traditional and contemporary conceptions of good and evil.

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PHL 278CS. Origins of Life. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

Examination of philosophical theories regarding the nature of life and the methods for scientific discovery of its origin. What are the defining characteristics of life? How would we look for life on other planets? Is artificial life possible?.

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PHL 322. Philosophy & Envirnmntl Ethics. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: Previous course in Philosophy or consent of instructor. This course reviews the major readings, both classical and contemporary, on environmental ethics, and isolates the major issues. It provides the appropriate theoretical background. It applies these readings and this background to the investigation and resolution of several environmental policy questions.

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PHL 327. Aesthetics and the Arts. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: Previous course in Philosophy or consent of instructor. Philosophical examination of the nature and function of the arts and the aesthetic experience.

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