Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80255 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bourget-Tactuk, Jose Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80661 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Schumaker, Richard Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81117 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Cohen, Mark N Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82092 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ingebretsen, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82367 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Cohen, Mark N Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
83191 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Wood, Mary C Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
83530 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Hepburn, Winthrop B Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy. The goal is to identify and consider central, recurring problems of philosophy. Emphasis is on developing awareness of the significance of philosophical problems and learning to offer rationally justifiable solutions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 125 or PHIL 100.
83531 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Levine, Michael P Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning (3)
An examination of methods for thinking analytically about real-world problems and solving them. The goal is to apply logical arguments to practical decision making. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning; the properties of arguments; methods of logical analysis; synthesis of ideas; informal fallacies; and the role of presuppositions and other factors in scientific, social, ethical, and political problems.
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80607 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: McDermitt, Samantha M Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning (3)
An examination of methods for thinking analytically about real-world problems and solving them. The goal is to apply logical arguments to practical decision making. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning; the properties of arguments; methods of logical analysis; synthesis of ideas; informal fallacies; and the role of presuppositions and other factors in scientific, social, ethical, and political problems.
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81708 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Scott, Dean R Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning (3)
An examination of methods for thinking analytically about real-world problems and solving them. The goal is to apply logical arguments to practical decision making. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning; the properties of arguments; methods of logical analysis; synthesis of ideas; informal fallacies; and the role of presuppositions and other factors in scientific, social, ethical, and political problems.
83532 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: McDermitt, Samantha M Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 140 Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Ethical Reasoning (3)
An introductory exploration of the foundational theories of Eastern and Western moral philosophy and an examination of methods for thinking clearly about ethical issues. The objective is to employ a knowledge of moral theory and the methods of ethical reasoning to address contemporary ethical issues and dilemmas in areas such as business, medicine, information technology, and personal ethics. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 300 or PHIL 140.
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80129 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Tomasi, Alessandro Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 140 Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Ethical Reasoning (3)
An introductory exploration of the foundational theories of Eastern and Western moral philosophy and an examination of methods for thinking clearly about ethical issues. The objective is to employ a knowledge of moral theory and the methods of ethical reasoning to address contemporary ethical issues and dilemmas in areas such as business, medicine, information technology, and personal ethics. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 300 or PHIL 140.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81892 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Edwards, Anne M Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 140 Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Ethical Reasoning (3)
An introductory exploration of the foundational theories of Eastern and Western moral philosophy and an examination of methods for thinking clearly about ethical issues. The objective is to employ a knowledge of moral theory and the methods of ethical reasoning to address contemporary ethical issues and dilemmas in areas such as business, medicine, information technology, and personal ethics. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 300 or PHIL 140.
83534 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferree, William D Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 140 Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Ethical Reasoning (3)
An introductory exploration of the foundational theories of Eastern and Western moral philosophy and an examination of methods for thinking clearly about ethical issues. The objective is to employ a knowledge of moral theory and the methods of ethical reasoning to address contemporary ethical issues and dilemmas in areas such as business, medicine, information technology, and personal ethics. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 300 or PHIL 140.
87146 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Perez, Jesus Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 304 Contemporary Social Justice Issues (3)
"An exploration of the political and ethical writings of philosophers who shaped contemporary ideas of social justice and individual rights. The objective is to evaluate political theories and philosophies, defend ethical reasoning on issues of justice, and communicate critical reflections on contemporary social justice issues such as Environmental Justice, Healthcare, Racial Justice, Women¿s Rights, Immigration, and Religious Freedom. Topics include Freedom and the Social Contract, Individual and Human Rights, Distributive and Economic Justice, Gender and Racial Justice, Internationalism and Theories of War."
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80903 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Utter, Christopher B Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 304 Contemporary Social Justice Issues (3)
"An exploration of the political and ethical writings of philosophers who shaped contemporary ideas of social justice and individual rights. The objective is to evaluate political theories and philosophies, defend ethical reasoning on issues of justice, and communicate critical reflections on contemporary social justice issues such as Environmental Justice, Healthcare, Racial Justice, Women¿s Rights, Immigration, and Religious Freedom. Topics include Freedom and the Social Contract, Individual and Human Rights, Distributive and Economic Justice, Gender and Racial Justice, Internationalism and Theories of War."
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81252 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: O'Leary, Diane F Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 304 Contemporary Social Justice Issues (3)
"An exploration of the political and ethical writings of philosophers who shaped contemporary ideas of social justice and individual rights. The objective is to evaluate political theories and philosophies, defend ethical reasoning on issues of justice, and communicate critical reflections on contemporary social justice issues such as Environmental Justice, Healthcare, Racial Justice, Women¿s Rights, Immigration, and Religious Freedom. Topics include Freedom and the Social Contract, Individual and Human Rights, Distributive and Economic Justice, Gender and Racial Justice, Internationalism and Theories of War."
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85313 4155 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews Hybrid
Faculty: O'Leary, Diane F Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 336 Ideas Shaping the 21st Century (3)
"Recommended: PHIL 100 or PHIL 110. An exploration of the philosophical arguments concerning the ideas shaping human knowledge in the 21st century. The objective is to evaluate the ideas and arguments that shape human understanding of reality from antiquity to the 21st century, develop critical reflection of these ideas utilizing the tools of analytical philosophy, and communicate the results of philosophical and critical reflection in writing and oral presentation. Topics of study include an introduction to analytical philosophy, the human mind, consciousness, materialism, naturalism, and the limits of scientific realism. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 336 or PHIL 336."
83535 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Utter, Christopher B Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 336 Ideas Shaping the 21st Century (3)
"Recommended: PHIL 100 or PHIL 110. An exploration of the philosophical arguments concerning the ideas shaping human knowledge in the 21st century. The objective is to evaluate the ideas and arguments that shape human understanding of reality from antiquity to the 21st century, develop critical reflection of these ideas utilizing the tools of analytical philosophy, and communicate the results of philosophical and critical reflection in writing and oral presentation. Topics of study include an introduction to analytical philosophy, the human mind, consciousness, materialism, naturalism, and the limits of scientific realism. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 336 or PHIL 336."
83536 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Park, Youngsup Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 336 Ideas Shaping the 21st Century (3)
"Recommended: PHIL 100 or PHIL 110. An exploration of the philosophical arguments concerning the ideas shaping human knowledge in the 21st century. The objective is to evaluate the ideas and arguments that shape human understanding of reality from antiquity to the 21st century, develop critical reflection of these ideas utilizing the tools of analytical philosophy, and communicate the results of philosophical and critical reflection in writing and oral presentation. Topics of study include an introduction to analytical philosophy, the human mind, consciousness, materialism, naturalism, and the limits of scientific realism. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 336 or PHIL 336."
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
86311 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Wood, Mary C Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 348 Religions of the East (3)
An examination of the religions of the East, including Jainism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and Shinto. The aim is to gain a historical perspective on world events and understand the interrelationships of these religious traditions, historically and doctrinally. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 348, HUMN 350, or PHIL 348.
83537 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Simoni-Wastila, Henry W Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 348 Religions of the East (3)
An examination of the religions of the East, including Jainism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and Shinto. The aim is to gain a historical perspective on world events and understand the interrelationships of these religious traditions, historically and doctrinally. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 348, HUMN 350, or PHIL 348.
83538 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Sanderovsky, Naomi S Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 348 Religions of the East (3)
An examination of the religions of the East, including Jainism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and Shinto. The aim is to gain a historical perspective on world events and understand the interrelationships of these religious traditions, historically and doctrinally. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 348, HUMN 350, or PHIL 348.
84581 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ingebretsen, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 348 Religions of the East (3)
An examination of the religions of the East, including Jainism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and Shinto. The aim is to gain a historical perspective on world events and understand the interrelationships of these religious traditions, historically and doctrinally. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 348, HUMN 350, or PHIL 348.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
86310 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Kennick, Victoria Urubshurow Syllabus Course Materials
PHIL 349 Religions of the West (3)
An examination of the religions of the West, including the Zoroastrian, Judaic, Christian, and Islamic traditions. The aim is to gain a historical perspective on world events and to understand the interrelationships of these religious traditions, both historically and doctrinally. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 349, HUMN 350, or PHIL 349.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80323 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ratliff, Walter R Syllabus Course Materials
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