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Philosophy
Chair: Blain Neufeld; CRT 602, 229-4719. Please visit our webpage for more information at: https://uwm.edu/philosophy/ 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
Selected Topics and Issues
HU   3 LEC 001
20107 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Jones, Erich CRT 109  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU   3 LEC 402
19133 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Palatnik, Nataliya EMS E180  
Not retakable for add'l cr; may be repeated for higher grade. Prereq: none. Enroll in either LEC 402 or 403 & any DIS 601-612.
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU   3 LEC 403
19903 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Palatnik, Nataliya PHY 137  
Not retakable for add'l cr; may be repeated for higher grade. Prereq: none. Enroll in either LEC 402 or 403 & any DIS 601-612.
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 603
19135 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Dickson, Mark CRT 119  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 604
26065 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Ager-Hart, Brita NWQ G544  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 605
19136 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Dickson, Mark LUB S195  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 607
26067 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Ohene, Selorm Yao NWQ G544  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 608
20038 11:00 AM-11:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Dickson, Mark CRT 607  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 609
26077 11:00 AM-11:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Ohene, Selorm Yao AUP 104  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 610
20099 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ager-Hart, Brita CRT 607  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 611
26078 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ohene, Selorm Yao END 115  
Reflections on the Human Condition
HU     DIS 612
20106 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ager-Hart, Brita CRT 607  

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

Students learn a broad variety of fundamental logical methods - techniques used to identify, analyze, model, evaluate, and criticize different types of real-world reasoning.

Notes:
PHILOS 111 and MATH 111 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: ACT math subscore of 18 or higher, or Math Placement Level 10, which is earned by any of the following: (a) Level 10 on Math Placement Test; (b) grade of C or better in MATH 90 or MATH 102; or (c) grade of D in MATH 94.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
26649 - 09/03-12/12 Ferguson, Zachary ONLINE WEB  
HU (FEE)           Knachel, Matthew    
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 402
26541 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Knachel, Matthew PHY 135  
Prereq: none
Enroll in LEC 402 or 403 & any DIS 601-609.
HU   3 LEC 403
26542 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Knachel, Matthew EMS E180  
Prereq:none.
Enroll in LEC 402 or 403 & any DIS 601-609.
HU     DIS 601
26546 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Singh, Abhiraj EMS E145  
HU     DIS 602
26549 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Ogut, Selim Utku PHY 144  
HU     DIS 603
26548 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Singh, Abhiraj LAP 252  
HU     DIS 604
26550 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Singh, Abhiraj PHY 232  
HU     DIS 605
26551 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Singh, Abhiraj PHY 232  
HU     DIS 606
26553 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Ferguson, Zachary LAP N101  
HU     DIS 607
26557 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Ogut, Selim Utku NWQ G566  
HU     DIS 608
26560 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ogut, Selim Utku NWQ G567  
HU     DIS 609
26561 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ferguson, Zachary CRT 103  
HU     DIS 610
27666 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Ferguson, Zachary CRT 607  
HU           W   Knachel, Matthew    
HU     DIS 611
27667 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Knachel, Matthew NWQ G544  
HU           R   Ogut, Selim Utku    

PHILOS-192: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Zombies and Philosophy
HU   3 SEM 001
23589 1:00 PM-2:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Magnusson, Agust HLT G80  
Audit never allowed.
Philosophy of Star Wars
HU   3 SEM 002
21490 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Magnusson, Agust HLT G80  
Audit never allowed.

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
17098 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
17099 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-204: Introduction to Asian Religions (3 units; U ; HU)

Philosophy of Asian religions; emphasis on the Indian experience of Hinduism and Buddhism, and the Chinese experience of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401
20427 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Magnusson, Agust END 103  
HU     DIS 601
23448 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Korczyk, Kevin NWQ G587  
HU     DIS 602
26373 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Korczyk, Kevin BOL B80  
HU     DIS 603
22111 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Korczyk, Kevin CRT 607  

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
20440 5:00 PM-7:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Lopez-Wild, Josiah CRT 209  
HU,QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 202
22801 - 09/03-12/12 Knachel, Matthew ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU,QLB   3 LEC 403
19138 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Liston, Michael CRT 175  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction (SI) review session times, visit uwm.edu/studentsuccess and click on Supplemental Instruction or e-mail ssc@uwm.edu for questions.
HU,QLB   3 LEC 404
19139 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Liston, Michael CRT 175  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction (SI) review session times, visit uwm.edu/studentsuccess and click on Supplemental Instruction or e-mail ssc@uwm.edu for questions.
HU,QLB     DIS 601
19140 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Sapir, Jacob NWQ G567  
HU,QLB     DIS 602
22426 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Chen, Jingyi LUB S230  
HU,QLB     DIS 603
26088 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Chen, Jingyi LUB S230  
HU,QLB     DIS 604
19141 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Chen, Jingyi END 115  
HU,QLB     DIS 605
19142 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Fraser, Austin END 115  
HU,QLB     DIS 606
19143 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Fraser, Austin END 115  
HU,QLB     DIS 607
22428 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Sapir, Jacob CRT 219  
HU,QLB     DIS 608
22166 9:00 AM-9:50 AM F 09/03-12/12 Sapir, Jacob CRT 607  

PHILOS-215: Belief, Knowledge, and Truth: An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge (3 units; U ; HU)

Grounds of rational belief and knowledge and methods used for obtaining them, with particular emphasis on problems of evidence and truth.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
20960 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth LUB S230 PDF

PHILOS-217: Introduction to Metaphysics (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to the major problems of metaphysics, such as the mind-body problem, the free will-determinism issue, and the nature of causality.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
25808 10:00 AM-11:15 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Spencer, Joshua CRT 607  

PHILOS-241: Introductory Ethics (3 units; U ; HU)

Development of moral ideas. Criticism of ethical theories and of social institutions such as state, property, and family.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401
19902 3:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Palatnik, Nataliya BOL B95  
HU     DIS 601
19144 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Vonderhaar, Joshua CRT B12  
HU     DIS 602
19145 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Vonderhaar, Joshua MER 213  
HU     DIS 603
20353 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/03-12/12 Vonderhaar, Joshua CRT 607  

PHILOS-243: Moral Problems: (1 units; U ; HU)

Intensive study of one moral issue of current relevance.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Abortion
HU (FEE) 1 LEC 201
21822 - 09/03-10/05 Boehm, Miren ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Drugs and Addiction
HU (FEE) 1 LEC 202
21823 - 10/07-11/09 Boehm, Miren ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Global Poverty
HU (FEE) 1 LEC 203
21824 - 11/11-12/12 Boehm, Miren ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
Contemporary Problems
HU   3 LEC 001
20334 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Tym, Kristen LAP 250  
Biomedical Ethics
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202
20969 - 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 701
23223 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 702
23478 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 703
23483 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 704
23484 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 705
26398 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
Biomedical Ethics
HU     DIS 706
23485 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  

PHILOS-250: God, Faith and Reason (3 units; U ; HU)

Major questions: What is God? Can God's existence (or non-existence) be proved? How? What is religious faith? Is faith rational? Is faith ethical or wise?

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
21491 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Bristow, William BOL 294 Word

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
18318 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

PHILOS-332: Philosophical Problems: (3 units; U )

Specific philosophical topic or issue, such as contemporary aesthetics, personal identity, the mind-body problem, the nature of beauty, equality, the just-war doctrine.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students w/cr in Philos 381 w/similar subtitle. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Philosophy of Psychology
    3 LEC 001
23219 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Magnusson, Agust BOL 281  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Personal Identity
    3 LEC 002
25968 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Van Elswyk, Peter LUB S231 PDF

PHILOS-337: Environmental Ethics (3 units; U/G )

Theories of environmental ethics, practical application. Responsibilities to nature/future generations; moral value/status of environment and organisms; philosophical issues concerning environmental studies and ecology.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

Theories of environmental ethics, practical application. Responsibilities to nature/future generations; moral value/status of environment and organisms; philosophical issues concerning environmental studies and ecology.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22433 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth LUB S230 Word
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24542 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth LUB S230 Word
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-337G: Environmental Ethics (3 units; U/G )

Theories of environmental ethics, practical application. Responsibilities to nature/future generations; moral value/status of environment and organisms; philosophical issues concerning environmental studies and ecology.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

Theories of environmental ethics, practical application. Responsibilities to nature/future generations; moral value/status of environment and organisms; philosophical issues concerning environmental studies and ecology.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22433 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth LUB S230 Word
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24542 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Silverstein, Elizabeth LUB S230 Word
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-355: Political Philosophy (3 units; U/G )

Philosophical doctrines involved in justification of political decisions; analysis of fundamental concepts such as the common good, authority, justice, natural law, and natural rights.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Philos 242(P) or a course in ethics.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
25811 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Husi, Stanislaus CRT 209  

PHILOS-430: Great Thinkers of the Ancient Period (3 units; U/G )

An examination of, and engagement with, the thought of some of the major philosophers of the ancient period, including the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

An examination of, and engagement with, the thought of some of the major philosophers of the ancient period, including the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
19146 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Tierney, Richard BOL B87  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24543 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Tierney, Richard BOL B87  

PHILOS-430G: Great Thinkers of the Ancient Period (3 units; U/G )

An examination of, and engagement with, the thought of some of the major philosophers of the ancient period, including the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

An examination of, and engagement with, the thought of some of the major philosophers of the ancient period, including the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
19146 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Tierney, Richard BOL B87  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24543 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Tierney, Richard BOL B87  

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
18319 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

PHILOS-532: Philosophical Problems: (3 units; U/G )

Intensive study of one or two particular problems, such as determinism and freedom, ethical relativism, memory, or perception.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

Intensive study of one or two particular problems, such as determinism and freedom, ethical relativism, memory, or perception.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Passage of Time
    3 LEC 001
25981 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Spencer, Joshua BOL 281  
The Passage of Time
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
25983 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Spencer, Joshua BOL 281  

PHILOS-532G: Philosophical Problems: (3 units; U/G )

Intensive study of one or two particular problems, such as determinism and freedom, ethical relativism, memory, or perception.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

Intensive study of one or two particular problems, such as determinism and freedom, ethical relativism, memory, or perception.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Passage of Time
    3 LEC 001
25981 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Spencer, Joshua BOL 281  
The Passage of Time
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
25983 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Spencer, Joshua BOL 281  

PHILOS-554: Special Topics in the History of Modern Philosophy: (3 units; U/G )

Intensive study of a philosopher, movement, or historical problem in modern philosophy, e.g., Spinoza, British empiricists, Locke's influence upon the Enlightenment, overthrow of Hegelian idealism.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr philos; Philos 432(R); or cons instr.

Intensive study of a philosopher, movement, or historical problem in modern philosophy, e.g., Spinoza, British empiricists, Locke's influence upon the Enlightenment, overthrow of Hegelian idealism.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr philos; Philos 432(R); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Schopenhauer & Nietzsche
    3 LEC 001
25865 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Bristow, William CRT 607  
Schopenhauer & Nietzsche
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
25870 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Bristow, William CRT 607  

PHILOS-554G: Special Topics in the History of Modern Philosophy: (3 units; U/G )

Intensive study of a philosopher, movement, or historical problem in modern philosophy, e.g., Spinoza, British empiricists, Locke's influence upon the Enlightenment, overthrow of Hegelian idealism.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr philos; Philos 432(R); or cons instr.

Intensive study of a philosopher, movement, or historical problem in modern philosophy, e.g., Spinoza, British empiricists, Locke's influence upon the Enlightenment, overthrow of Hegelian idealism.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr philos; Philos 432(R); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Schopenhauer & Nietzsche
    3 LEC 001
25865 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Bristow, William CRT 607  
Schopenhauer & Nietzsche
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
25870 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Bristow, William CRT 607  

PHILOS-681: Seminar in Advanced Topics: (3 units; U/G )

Seminar on a philosopher, philosophical movement, issue, or problem for majors and graduate students. Research papers required. Additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: sr st & 12 cr in philos at 300-level or above; or grad st.

Seminar on a philosopher, philosophical movement, issue, or problem for majors and graduate students. Research papers required. Additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: sr st & 12 cr in philos at 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Freedom, Left and Right
    3 SEM 001
25812 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Husi, Stanislaus CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.
Freedom, Left and Right
    3 SEM 001
Graduate
27649 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Husi, Stanislaus CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-681G: Seminar in Advanced Topics: (3 units; U/G )

Seminar on a philosopher, philosophical movement, issue, or problem for majors and graduate students. Research papers required. Additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: sr st & 12 cr in philos at 300-level or above; or grad st.

Seminar on a philosopher, philosophical movement, issue, or problem for majors and graduate students. Research papers required. Additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: sr st & 12 cr in philos at 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Freedom, Left and Right
    3 SEM 001
25812 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Husi, Stanislaus CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.
Freedom, Left and Right
    3 SEM 001
Graduate
27649 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Husi, Stanislaus CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.

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
17111 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 002
17112 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 003
17121 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 004
17122 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 005
17123 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 IND 006
17113 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-790: Advanced Topics in Philosophy: (3 units; G )

Discussion of special advanced topics in Philosophy.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Specific topics may be jointly-offered w/CompSci. Prereq: grad st; add'l prereqs depending on topic.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Graduate Student Writing Workshop
    3 LEC 001
20175 5:00 PM-7:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Neufeld, Blain CRT 607  

PHILOS-820: The Teaching of Philosophy (0 units; G )

Discussion group with teaching assistants and their supervisor.

Notes:
Required for all teaching assistants teaching a Philos course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001
17124 - 09/03-12/12 Liston, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002
17125 - 09/03-12/12 Neufeld, Blain ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003
17126 - 09/03-12/12 Palatnik, Nataliya ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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
17127 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002
17128 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 003
17129 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 004
17139 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 005
17130 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 006
17131 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 007
17132 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 008
17133 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 009
17134 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 010
17135 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 011
17136 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 012
17137 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 013
17138 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHILOS-903: Seminar in Epistemology: (2 - 3 units; G )

Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in schedule of classes each time course is offered.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Social Epistemology of Inquiry
    3 SEM 001
25813 5:00 PM-7:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Van Elswyk, Peter CRT 607 PDF

PHILOS-920: Seminar in the Philosophy of Science: (2 - 3 units; G )

Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in Timetable each time course is offered.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Primary and Secondary Qualities
    3 SEM 001
25814 2:00 PM-4:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Boehm, Miren CRT 607  

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
17140 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 002
17141 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 003
17142 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 004
17143 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 005
17144 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006
17145 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 007
17146 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 008
17147 - 09/03-12/12   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
17153 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002
17154 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003
17155 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004
17156 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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