PHI 401 Rationalism. (3) N
Examination of classical philosophical rationalism, as in Descartes, Spinoza, Malebranche, or Leibniz. Contemporary rationalist thought may also be examined. Prerequisites: PHI 302; 1 course from among PHI 305, 309, 312, 316, 317.
PHI 402 Empiricism. (3) N
Examination of representatives of either classical or contemporary philosophical empiricism, e.g., Bacon, Hobbes, Locke, Butler, Berkeley, Reid, Hume, Mill, Carnap, and Ayer. Prerequisites: PHI 302; 1 course from among PHI 305, 309, 312, 316, 317. General Studies: HU.
PHI 403 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy. (3) A
Aims and methods of such 20th-century philosophers as Frege, Moore, Russell, Witt-genstein, Carnap, Ayer, Wisdom, Ryle, Austin, Strawson, Quine, and Sellars, with application to metaphysics and epistemology. Prerequisites: PHI 302; 1 course from among PHI 312, 314, 315, 316, 317, 401, 402. General Studies: HU.
PHI 413 Advanced Symbolic Logic. (3) N
Properties of formal systems axiomatizing propositional and 1st-order predicate logic. May also include modal logic, number theory, and limits of logicism. Prerequisite: PHI 333.
PHI 420 Topics in Philosophy. (3) A
Course descriptions on file in department. Topics may be selected from the following:
|(a)||History of Philosophy |
|(c)||Philosophy of Language/Logic |
|(d)||Philosophy of Science|
PHI 591 Seminar. (1–3) A
Topics may be selected from the following:
|(d)||History of Philosophy|
|(g)||Philosophy of Language|
|(h)||Philosophy of Law|
|(i)||Philosophy of Science|
|(j)||Social and Political Philosophy|
Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.
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