Philosophy

College of Arts & Sciences

PLEASE NOTE: CAS PH 100 is currently full.

Introduction to Philosophy

CAS PH 100

Introduces the nature of philosophical activity through careful study of major philosophical topics. Topics include happiness, knowledge, and God's existence. How is knowledge acquired? What reasons are there for supposing that God exists? Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 10)

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Great Philosophers

CAS PH 110

An introduction to philosophy through a reading of great figures in western thought. The list may include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Rousseau, Nietzsche, Russell. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 10)

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Politics and Philosophy

CAS PH 155

An introduction to major themes and questions in political philosophy. Includes a study of classical and modern texts, as well as an exploration of contemporary political issues. Carries CAS humanities division credit. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 11)

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Reasoning and Argumentation

CAS PH 160

A systematic study of the principles of both deductive and informal reasoning, calculated to enhance students' actual reasoning skills, with an emphasis on reasoning and argumentation in ordinary discourse. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 11)

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Medical Ethics

CAS PH 251

Explores moral philosophical issues that arise in connection with medicine and emerging biotechnologies. Examines topics such as the right to healthcare, research ethics, euthanasia, abortion, concepts of death and disease, and assisted reproductive technologies. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 10)

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