(3) INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY. Greek beginnings; introduction to major philosophic problems; relation of philosophy and the sciences.
(3) ARISTOTELIAN LOGIC. Study of Aristotle’s principal logical works; language, classes, propositions, types of opposition; the categorical syllogism; fallacies; types of definition; demonstrative science and the problem of infinite regress in proof and definition.
(3) HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY. Analysis and historical survey of the relationship of philosophy and science in Greek, mediaeval and modern thought. (Also listed as History 300.)
(3) PSYCHOLOGY. Human development, sensory and emotional states, psychosomatic concepts, the psyche, intelligence, generalisation, the learning process, motivation and choice. (Also listed as Education 301.)
(2) GREEK AND ROMAN THOUGHT. Survey of Greek and Roman philosophic and religious thought; Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Stoics, Epicureans, Neoplatonists. (Also listed as History 302.)
(2) WESTERN THOUGHT: A.D. 300-1450. Survey of Western philosophic and religious thought from the 4th to the 15th century. (Also listed as History 303.)
(3) METAPHYSICS. Examination of central problems on the relationship of thought and reality; analysis of notions like being, certitude, truth, essence, universals, classes, unity, relations, substance.
(3) PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION. The idea of God in the thought of Aquinas, Descartes, Hume and Kant; comparison of scientific and philosophic approaches.
(3) ETHICS. Theories of moral obligation and value; virtue, pleasure, friendship, happiness.
(2) CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY: EXISTENTIALISM AND PHENOMENOLOGY. Introduction to some leading currents of contemporary thought through selected readings from Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, and Buber.
(3) EARLY MODERN THOUGHT. Survey of 16-17th century philosophic and humanistic thought with selected readings from Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz. (Also listed as History 406.)
(3) MODERN THOUGHT. Survey of 18-20th century philosophic and humanistic thought with emphasis on Locke, Berkeley, Hume and Kant. (Also listed as History 407.)
(3-6) Graduating Essay.
(3) HEALTH CARE ETHICS. Treatment of current bioethical problems. (Also listed as Moral Theology 530.)