Philosophy (PHIL)

PHILOSOPHY (PHIL)

The Philosophy Minor provides students with an understanding of the history of philosophy, an exploration of diverse worldviews, and the tools to examine the complex, unexamined assumptions underlying contemporary society. The Philosophy Minor emphasizes development of logical and analytical skills, affording students the intellectual ability to theorize, articulate, and support sophisticated philosophical perspectives.

FACULTY

Professor John C. Hausdoerffer; Assistant Professor Anthony Miccoli.

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

Philosophy Minor
A minimum of 18 credits is required, including the following:

PHIL 101  Introduction to Philosophy

3 cr

PHIL 201  Logic and Epistemology

3 cr

PHIL 335  Ethics

3 cr

One of the following,:

 

PHIL 315  Eastern Philosophy

3 cr

PHIL 345  Philosophy of Religion

3 cr

PHIL 355  Philosophy of Science

3 cr

One of the following:

 

POLS 309 Political Theory I–Ancient to Early Modern

3 cr

POLS 310 Political Theory II–Late Modern and Contemporary

3 cr

One of the following:

 

ENG 371  Literary Theory and Criticism

3 cr

ENVS 410  Environmental Ethics

3 cr

PHIL  325  Women and Gender in Philosophy

3 cr

PHIL  401  Reality and Representation

3 cr