Philosophy

Courses

PHL 1001. Introduction To Philosophy. 3 hrs.

An introduction to the major types of philosophical thought and the central problems of philosophy as presented through classical and contemporary reading selections. IAI: H4 900.

PHL 1002. Ethics. 3 hrs.

This course examines moral principles and moral issues. The course focuses on the nature and ground of moral obligation. It introduces major ethical systems and tests those against selected contemporary moral problems. IAI: H4 904.

PHL 1003. Philosophy of Religion. 3 hrs.

A rational examination of the nature and content of religious belief through an examination of such issues as the relation of reason to faith, the existence and nature of God, religious experience, and the occurrence of evil. IAI: H4 905.

PHL 1005. Logic. 3 hrs.

A study of the methods and principles used to recognize, analyze and evaluate arguments. The course focuses on formal methods of evaluating arguments, the language used in argumentation, and the fallacies of reasoning made in everyday arguments. IAI: H4 906.

PHL 1013. Comparative Religions. 3 hrs.

This course examines and compares the various major religions around the world, including ancient religions of the Near East, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Shinto, Judaism, Christiantity and Islam, with an emphasis on finding the common themes to all religions. IAI: H5 904N.