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

Professors John C. Hausdoerffer and 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

Two of the following,:

 

PHIL 315  Eastern Philosophy

3 cr

PHIL 325  Women and Gender in Philosophy

3 cr

PHIL 345  Philosophy of Religion

3 cr

PHIL 355  Philosophy of Science

3 cr

PHIL 401  Reality and Representation

3 cr

One of the following:

 

ART 424  Modern Art History, Aesthetics, Theory, & Criticism

3 cr

ECON 350  History of Economic Thought

3 cr

ENG 371  Literary Theory and Criticism

3 cr

ENVS 410  Environmental Ethics

3 cr

POLS 309 Political Theory I–Ancient to Early Modern

3 cr

POLS 310 Political Theory II–Late Modern and Contemporary

3 cr

SOC 380  Social Inequality

3 cr