Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 501 PHILOSOPHIES OF INDIA (3)

Examination of major ideas in the Vedic, Epic, Classical darsana and modern periods. Prerequisite: One lower-level course in philosophy or consent of instructor.

PHIL 502 PHILOSOPHIES OF CHINA AND JAPAN (3)

Examination of major philosophical systems through selected writings in translation. Prerequisite: One lower-level course in philosophy or consent of instructor.

PHIL 509 AESTHETICS (3)

Examination of major philosophical systems through selected writings in translation. Prerequisite: One lower-level course in philosophy or consent of instructor.

PHIL 511 ETHICS (3)

Analysis of readings from the principle classical and contemporary ethical sources, study of the basic moral concepts as found in these sources; application to contemporary moral concerns. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 513 PHENOMENOLOGY (3)

An examination of phenomenology as both a philosophical method and philosophical position. Themes to be considered include consciousness, the body, time and the experience of others. Primary course readings in the works of Hussert, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty. Prerequisites: 6 units in philosophy.

PHIL 517 EXISTENTIALISM (3)

Some of the major existentialist philosophers will be studied, e.g., Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Beauvoir. The philosophical themes of transcendence, the absurd, estrangement and anxiety will be considered. Prerequisites: 6 units in philosophy.

PHIL 522 HELLENISTIC AND MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY (3)

Deals with the philosophical schools of the Hellenistic and Roman periods, viz., Stoicism, Epicureanism, Scepticism and Neo-Platonism, and with the two main Christian philosophies of the Middle Ages, viz., Augustinianism and Thomism. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 524 MODERN PHILOSOPHY (3)

The history of philosophy, beginning with Descartes, through the 19th century. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 525 SCHOOLS OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY (3)

A survey with varying emphasis on a number of such contemporary philosophical positions as pragmatism, phenomenology, logical positivism, the analysts, neo-Aristotelianism, the philosophers of science and the existentialists. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 526 AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY (3)

History of the main currents of American philosophical thought as exemplified in such writers as Edwards, Emerson, Pierce, James, Royce, Dewey and Whitehead. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 530 PHILOSOPHY AND FILM (3)

Philosophical insights on issues such as knowledge, personal identity, reality, freedom, justice, death, love, violence, and happiness as they are represented in the film medium; examination of how films reflect the values of the cultures in which they are embedded and how they participate in the formation of values. Prerequisites: One philosophy course of permission of instructor.

PHIL 532 FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY (3)

Contemporary problems, including redefinition of traditional areas of philosophy and creation of new issues for investigation. Prerequisite: One lower-division philosophy course or consent of instructor.

PHIL 539 THEORIES OF KNOWLEDGE (3)

A historical and systematic approach to the truth, value and elements of the forms of human knowledge. The theories of major philosophers will be studied. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 540 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS.

PHIL 541 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 542 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 543 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 544 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 545 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 546 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 547 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 548 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 549 PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS (3)

The study of a major philosophical system or position, classical or modern, and its important proponents. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 551 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION (3)

Exposition of various approaches to the philosophy of religion with an analysis of the major issues on which they differ and agree. Prerequisite: Two previous courses in philosophy or religion.

PHIL 555 INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT (3)

Study of the literature, history, sociology and theology of the early Christian movement focusing on canonical and non-canonical materials. Prerequisite: One lower level course in philosophy or religious studies.

PHIL 557 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION (3)

Exploration of culturally diverse religious traditions in terms of a specified theme, topic or problem. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: One lower level course in philosophy or religious studies.

PHIL 561 BIOMEDICAL ETHICS (3)

A search for guidelines in such moral problems as abortion, the care of the dying, organ transplants, informed consent in therapy and experimentation, adequate health care and its just distribution, control of human behavior by drugs, surgery, etc. Test-tube reproduction, population control, genetic engineering and counseling. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy or consent of instructor.

PHIL 563 BUSINESS ETHICS (3)

Economics is one of the "moral sciences" in so far as it deals with an important sphere of human activity which intends a good. This course will institute a philosophical reflection on economic ideas as they appear in the three main categories of opinion, viz., conservative, liberal and radical. Attention will be drawn to the epistemological, ethical and metaphysical presuppositions of these traditions. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 570 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 571 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 572 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 573 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 574 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 575 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 576 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 577 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 578 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 579 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

A consideration of one of the perennial interests of philosophy. Prerequisites: Two previous courses in philosophy.

PHIL 580 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 581 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 582 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 583 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 584 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 585 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 586 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 587 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 588 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.

PHIL 589 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS (3)

Courses offered under this title will be of variable content. Topics of traditional philosophical interest or of philosophical problems in other areas of knowledge or of contemporary interests will be offered. Prerequisite: One lower-division course in philosophy.