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Philosophy
Chair: William Bristow; CRT 602, 229-4719.

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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PHILOS-101: Introduction to Philosophy: (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to the philosophical thinking through examination of such topics as Plato's and Aristotle's contribution to Western civilization; free will and moral responsibility; God, morality, and knowledge.

Notes:
May not be retaken for add'l cr; may be repeated for higher grade. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU   3 LEC 201 66326 - 05/30-07/08 Hinchman, Edward ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

PHILOS-111: Informal Logic - Critical Reasoning (3 units; U ; HU)

This course teaches students to identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments to rationally defend and criticize viewpoints, and to apply reasoning skills in practice.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 66294 - 06/12-07/22 Knachel, Matthew ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

PHILOS-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 64756 - 06/26-08/19 Atherton, Margaret ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 64757 - 06/26-08/19 Boehm, Miren ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 64766 - 06/26-08/19 Bristow, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 64758 - 06/26-08/19 Ferrero, Luca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 64759 - 06/26-08/19 Hinchman, Edward ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 64760 - 06/26-08/19 Husi, Stanislaus ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 64761 - 06/26-08/19 Leeds, Stephen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 64762 - 06/26-08/19 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 64763 - 06/26-08/19 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 64764 - 06/26-08/19 Schwartz, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 64765 - 06/26-08/19 Spencer, Joshua ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 64767 - 06/26-08/19 Tierney, Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 64768 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-211: Elementary Logic (3 units; U ; HU,QLB)

Introduction to traditional and modern logic; the concepts of argument, validity; proof, fallacy, persuasion, and reasoning; the development of certain practical skills.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU,QLB   3 LEC 001 66249 6:00 PM-8:05 PM TWR 07/10-08/19 Liston, Michael CRT 219  

PHILOS-244: Ethical Issues in Health Care: (3 units; U ; HU)

Study of ethical issues facing patients, providers, and public policy planners: e.g., ethical response to terminal illness, equity in health care delivery.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Bioethics
HU   3 LEC 201 67418 - 05/30-06/24 Silverstein, Elizabeth ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

PHILOS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined, and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 65980 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

PHILOS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 65981 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

PHILOS-699: Independent Work (2 - 3 units; U )

See Advanced Independent Work, undergrad bulletin.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Only 6 cr count toward Philos major. No more than 3 cr with any one instr except with writ cons dept. Prereq: jr st; 3.0 in major or 3.0 overall gpa, & writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 - 3 IND 001 64769 - 06/26-08/19 Atherton, Margaret ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 002 64770 - 06/26-08/19 Boehm, Miren ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 003 64778 - 06/26-08/19 Bristow, William ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 004 64771 - 06/26-08/19 Ferrero, Luca ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 005 64772 - 06/26-08/19 Hinchman, Edward ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 006 64773 - 06/26-08/19 Husi, Stanislaus ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 007 64774 - 06/26-08/19 Leeds, Stephen ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 008 64775 - 06/26-08/19 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 009 64776 - 06/26-08/19 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 010 64777 - 06/26-08/19 Schwartz, Robert ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 011 64779 - 06/26-08/19 Spencer, Joshua ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 012 64780 - 06/26-08/19 Tierney, Richard ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 013 64781 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee assessed for 1 cr. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 64782 - 06/26-08/19 Atherton, Margaret ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002 64783 - 06/26-08/19 Boehm, Miren ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 003 64792 - 06/26-08/19 Bristow, William ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 004 64784 - 06/26-08/19 Ferrero, Luca ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 005 64785 - 06/26-08/19 Hinchman, Edward ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 006 64786 - 06/26-08/19 Husi, Stanislaus ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 007 64787 - 06/26-08/19 Leeds, Stephen ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 008 64788 - 06/26-08/19 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 009 64789 - 06/26-08/19 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 010 64790 - 06/26-08/19 Schwartz, Robert ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 011 64791 - 06/26-08/19 Spencer, Joshua ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 012 64793 - 06/26-08/19 Tierney, Richard ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 013 64794 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-990: Thesis (3 units; G )

Notes:
Retakable only once in option B. Not retakable by students in Language & Linguis concentration. Prereq: grad st in option B or in Language & Linguis concentration; cons major prof & committee.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 64795 - 06/26-08/19 Atherton, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 002 64796 - 06/26-08/19 Boehm, Miren ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 003 64805 - 06/26-08/19 Bristow, William ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 004 64797 - 06/26-08/19 Ferrero, Luca ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 005 64798 - 06/26-08/19 Hinchman, Edward ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006 64799 - 06/26-08/19 Husi, Stanislaus ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 007 64800 - 06/26-08/19 Leeds, Stephen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 008 64801 - 06/26-08/19 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 009 64802 - 06/26-08/19 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 010 64803 - 06/26-08/19 Schwartz, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 011 64804 - 06/26-08/19 Spencer, Joshua ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 012 64806 - 06/26-08/19 Tierney, Richard ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 013 64807 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-999: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st & cons dept chair.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 64808 - 06/26-08/19 Atherton, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 64809 - 06/26-08/19 Boehm, Miren ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 64818 - 06/26-08/19 Bristow, William ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 64810 - 06/26-08/19 Ferrero, Luca ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 005 64811 - 06/26-08/19 Hinchman, Edward ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006 64812 - 06/26-08/19 Husi, Stanislaus ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007 64813 - 06/26-08/19 Leeds, Stephen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008 64814 - 06/26-08/19 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009 64815 - 06/26-08/19 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010 64816 - 06/26-08/19 Schwartz, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011 64817 - 06/26-08/19 Spencer, Joshua ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 012 64819 - 06/26-08/19 Tierney, Richard ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 013 64820 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.