Philosophy

PHIL-103: Asian Philosophy, Credits = 5
The central ideas, metaphors, and images of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism.

PHIL-120: Critical Thinking, Credits = 5
Study of the attitudes, skills, and theories involved with critical thinking, including formal and informal logic.

PHIL-131: Introduction to Ethics, Credits = 5
Discussion and study of the original writings of classic moral philosophers. Examination of the moral theories of Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Epictetus, Mill, Kant, and Nietzsche will be analyzed.

PHIL-152: Social and Political Philosophy, Credits = 5
Analysis of the various theories and selections of writings from major western political philosophers such as Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Mill, Marx and Rawls. In addition, Martha Nussbaum and key feminist political theorists such as Julia Kristeva will be discussed. Recommended: PHIL&101, READ 088 or higher and ENGL 097. [H]

PHIL-205: Philosophy of Religion, Credits = 5
Examines the notions of God through topics which include the existence and nature of God, the problem of evil, issues in religious ethics, and the relationship between faith and reason, including the question of miracles. Recommended: READ 088 or higher and ENGL 097.