PHIL 200

(3) INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY. Greek beginnings; introduction to major philosophic problems; relation of philosophy and the sciences.

PHIL 201

(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.

PHIL 300

(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.)

PHIL 301

(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.)

PHIL 302

(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.)

PHIL 303

(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.)

PHIL 400

(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.

PHIL 401

(3) PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION. The idea of God in the thought of Aquinas, Descartes, Hume and Kant; comparison of scientific and philosophic approaches.

PHIL 403

(3) ETHICS. Theories of moral obligation and value; virtue, pleasure, friendship, happiness.

PHIL 404

(2) CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY: EXISTENTIALISM AND PHENOMENOLOGY. Introduction to some leading currents of contemporary thought through selected readings from Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, and Buber.

PHIL 406

(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.)

PHIL 407

(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.)

PHIL 490

(3-6) Graduating Essay.

PHIL 530

(3) HEALTH CARE ETHICS. Treatment of current bioethical problems. (Also listed as Moral Theology 530.)