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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

PHIL 1100

A general introduction to some of the main topics, texts, and methods of philosophy. Topics may include the existence of God, the nature of mind and its relation to the body, causation, free will, knowledge ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5452PHIL 1100  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Korzukhin, T

  •  5453PHIL 1100  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  •  5454PHIL 1100  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  •  5455PHIL 1100  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  •  5456PHIL 1100  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9482PHIL 1100  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8035PHIL 1100  DIS 206

    • F
    • Staff

PHIL 1110

This First-Year Writing Seminar is about using philosophy and everyday life and provides the opportunity to write extensively about these issues.  Topics vary by section. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Ethics, Information, and Technology

  • 17805PHIL 1110  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Patterson, A

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Moral &Social Philosophy thru Argument Mapping

  • 17806PHIL 1110  SEM 102

    • MW
    • Appel, A

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Philosophy of Science

  • 17807PHIL 1110  SEM 103

    • TR
    • Faller, A

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Feminism, Gender, and Education

  • 17808PHIL 1110  SEM 104

    • TR
    • Manne, D

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PHIL 1111

This First-Year Writing Seminar discusses problems in philosophy and gives the opportunity to write about them.  Topics vary by section. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Luck and Morality

  • 17830PHIL 1111  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Paskell, M

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PHIL 1112

This First-Year Writing Seminar offers the opportunity to discuss and write about philosophy.  Topics vary by section. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: God and Evil

  • 17839PHIL 1112  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Mathew, V

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Living in Material Wrld:Ancient Epicurean Phil

  • 17840PHIL 1112  SEM 102

    • TR
    • Brittain, C

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: True Crime and Philosophy

  • 17841PHIL 1112  SEM 103

    • TR
    • Gounot, Q

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PHIL 1440

We all face difficult moral decisions on occasion. This course introduces students to the idea that we face such a decision several times a day in deciding what to eat. How should facts about animal life ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17579PHIL 1440  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Starr, W

  • 17580PHIL 1440  DIS 201

    • R
    • Jan 24, 2019
    • Staff

    • R
    • Feb 7, 2019
    • R
    • Feb 21, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 7, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 21, 2019
    • R
    • Apr 11, 2019
    • R
    • Apr 25, 2019
  • 17845PHIL 1440  DIS 202

    • R
    • Jan 31, 2019
    • Staff

    • R
    • Feb 14, 2019
    • R
    • Feb 28, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 14, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 28, 2019
    • R
    • Apr 18, 2019
    • R
    • May 2, 2019
  • 17859PHIL 1440  DIS 203

    • R
    • Jan 24, 2019
    • Staff

    • R
    • Feb 7, 2019
    • R
    • Feb 21, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 7, 2019
    • R
    • Mar 21, 2019
    • R
    • Apr 11, 2019
    • Su
    • Apr 28, 2019
  • 17860PHIL 1440  DIS 204

    • F
    • Jan 25, 2019
    • Staff

    • F
    • Feb 8, 2019
    • F
    • Feb 22, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 8, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 22, 2019
    • F
    • Apr 12, 2019
    • F
    • Apr 26, 2019
  • 17861PHIL 1440  DIS 205

    • F
    • Feb 1, 2019
    • Staff

    • F
    • Feb 15, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 1, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 15, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 29, 2019
    • F
    • Apr 19, 2019
    • F
    • May 3, 2019
  • 17862PHIL 1440  DIS 206

    • F
    • Jan 25, 2019
    • Staff

    • F
    • Feb 8, 2019
    • F
    • Feb 22, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 8, 2019
    • F
    • Mar 22, 2019
    • F
    • Apr 12, 2019
    • F
    • Apr 26, 2019

PHIL 1901

This course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, controversies over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government's role in ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy, Equality, and Justice, Now

  •  8038PHIL 1901  SEM 101

    • W
    • Esposito, A

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral questions about politics and society in the United States and American conduct toward people abroad. Brief readings will be starting points for mutual learning from diverse perspectives about issues such as inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); economic and racial inequality; inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); fears of the erosion of democracy; patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; and global uses of American power.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy, Equality, and Justice, Now

  •  8261PHIL 1901  SEM 102

    • W
    • Faller, A

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral and political questions about democratic values and social justice, such as controversies over inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and the global prospects of democracy. Brief readings as well as lectures (available in video) in the Spring Ethics and Public Life series on democracy will be starting points for mutual learning.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy, Equality, and Justice, Now

  •  8262PHIL 1901  SEM 103

    • M
    • Paskell, M

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral and political questions about democratic values and social justice, such as controversies over inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and the global prospects of democracy. Brief readings as well as lectures (available in video) in the Spring Ethics and Public Life series on democracy will be starting points for mutual learning.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy, Equality, and Justice, Now

  •  9104PHIL 1901  SEM 104

    • M
    • Proios, J

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral and political questions about democratic values and social justice, such as controversies over inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and the global prospects of democracy. Brief readings as well as lectures (available in video) in the Spring Ethics and Public Life series on democracy will be starting points for mutual learning.

PHIL 1910

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind.  Everyone knows what it's like to think and perceive, but this subjective experience provides little insight into how minds emerge from ... view course details

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  •  7385PHIL 1910  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Swallow, K

PHIL 1911

This section is highly recommended for students who are interested in learning about the topics covered in the main course through writing and discussion.  view course details

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  •  7992PHIL 1911  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

PHIL 1920

This course offers a survey of political theory in the West. We will examine some of the persistent dilemmas of politics and the attempts of several canonical political theorists to respond to them: Plato, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 1615

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16291PHIL 1920  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Markell, P

  • 17140PHIL 1920  DIS 201

    • M
    • Staff

  • 17141PHIL 1920  DIS 202

    • T
    • Staff

  • 17142PHIL 1920  DIS 203

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17143PHIL 1920  DIS 204

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17144PHIL 1920  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  • 17145PHIL 1920  DIS 206

    • F
    • Staff

PHIL 2220

A survey of Western philosophy in the 17th and 18th centuries: Descartes, Locke, Spinoza, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. We focus largely on epistemology (ideas, skepticism, belief, knowledge, science) ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17531PHIL 2220  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • 17532PHIL 2220  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17533PHIL 2220  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  • 17534PHIL 2220  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

PHIL 2300

The course provides an overview of a number of famous philosophical puzzles and paradoxes and important attempts to solve them. Among the paradoxes that may be discussed are Zeno's paradoxes of space, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17117PHIL 2300  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Kocurek, A

PHIL 2410

This course is intended to introduce and explore some of the big questions about the content, scope, and nature of morality. The first half of the course will focus on various first-order ethical theories, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8179PHIL 2410  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Markovits, J

  •  8180PHIL 2410  DIS 201

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9083PHIL 2410  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9430PHIL 2410  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

PHIL 2455

Bioethics is the study of ethical problems brought about by advances in the medical field.  Questions we'll discuss may include:  Is it morally permissible to advance a patient's death, at his or her request, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: STS 2451

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17116PHIL 2455  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Markovits, J

PHIL 2460

Politicians, scientists, and citizens worldwide face many environmental issues today, but they are neither simple nor straightforward. Moreover, there are many ways to understand how we have, do, and could ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BSOC 2061STS 2061

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8093PHIL 2460  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Staff

  •  8106PHIL 2460  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8107PHIL 2460  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8108PHIL 2460  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8109PHIL 2460  DIS 204

    • W
    • Staff

  • 17095PHIL 2460  DIS 205

    • W
    • Staff

  • 17096PHIL 2460  DIS 206

    • W
    • Staff

PHIL 2941

The course looks at the connection between ethics and society.  It does so by focusing on the issues raised by the phenomenon of aid, giving or receiving it, and how we understand and react to it.  We ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 3333

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16972PHIL 2941  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Taiwo, O

PHIL 3203

We will study several of Aristotle's major works, including the Categories, Physics, Posterior Analytics, Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics. Topics include nature and change, form and matter, the nature ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CLASS 3664

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8607PHIL 3203  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Kamtekar, R

PHIL 3210

A selective survey of Western philosophical thought from the fourth to the 14th century. Topics include the problem of universals, the theory of knowledge and truth, the nature of free choice and practical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MEDVL 3210RELST 3150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17147PHIL 3210  LEC 001

    • MW
    • MacDonald, S

PHIL 3300

This will be a course on the set theory of Zermelo and Fraenkel: the basic concepts, set-theoretic construction of the Natural, Integral, Rational and Real Numbers, cardinality, and, time permitting, the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MATH 3840

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17125PHIL 3300  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Hodes, H

PHIL 3310

A mathematical study of the formal languages of standard first-order propositional and predicate logic, including their syntax, semantics, and deductive systems. The basic apparatus of model theory will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MATH 2810

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17123PHIL 3310  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hodes, H

PHIL 3900

To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who has agreed to direct the study. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6261PHIL 3900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bennett, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6286PHIL 3900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Boyd, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6811PHIL 3900  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Brennan, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6812PHIL 3900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Marmor, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6813PHIL 3900  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Fine, G

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6814PHIL 3900  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Hodes, H

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6815PHIL 3900  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Kosch, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6816PHIL 3900  IND 609

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6817PHIL 3900  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Miller, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6818PHIL 3900  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pereboom, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6842PHIL 3900  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Silins, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6843PHIL 3900  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Sturgeon, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7047PHIL 3900  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Starr, W

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7048PHIL 3900  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kamtekar, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7049PHIL 3900  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Markovits, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7404PHIL 3900  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Manne, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7405PHIL 3900  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Manne, D

PHIL 3930

This course will survey the rich and sophisticated tradition of Indian philosophical thought from its beginnings in the speculations of Upanishads, surveying debates between Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and ... view course details

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  • 16518PHIL 3930  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • McCrea, L

PHIL 3972

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LAW 7072

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17879PHIL 3972  SEM 101

    • M
    • Colb, S

PHIL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  7050PHIL 4002  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S

PHIL 4110

Reading and translation of Greek philosophical texts. view course details

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  •   Combined with: GREEK 7161PHIL 6010

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7083PHIL 4110  SEM 101

    • T
    • Brennan, T

PHIL 4200

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Platonism after Plato

  •  8203PHIL 4200  SEM 101

    • M
    • Brennan, T

PHIL 4311

After reviewing some material on standard logics (classical and intuitionistic), and covering Tarskian consequence relations, we will focus on logics for monadic operators (especially for necessity and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MATH 4820PHIL 6310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Intensional Logics

  •  8685PHIL 4311  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Hodes, H

PHIL 4433

Since Stanley Milgram's famous experiments on obedience to authority conducted in the early 1960s, and arguably long before that, it's been clear that the majority of people are unreliable judges of who ... view course details

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  • 16505PHIL 4433  SEM 101

    • T
    • Manne, K

PHIL 4435

This seminar considers new directions in thinking about political authority that focus on the claims of non-state groups. It considers leading 20th century political theorists who have recognized authority ... view course details

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  • 17917PHIL 4435  SEM 101

    • R
    • Eisenberg, A

PHIL 4470

Advanced discussion of topics in social and political philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Equality, Democracy, and Solidarity

  • 17458PHIL 4470  LEC 001

    • T
    • Miller, R

  • Discussion of leading current debates over the moral foundations of political justice including such questions as, “What forms, if any, of economic equality are fundamentally important?”, “Is equality of political influence important as such?”, “Is capitalism exploitive?”, “What is the nature and basis of the political duty to promote the general welfare?”, “What role, if any, should patriotism play in political choice?”, “What are the political demands of respect and inclusion?” Readings will be mostly from recent political philosophy, with attention to classic arguments (e.g., by Rawls, Nozick, Mill), current political controversies and social scientific findings, as well.

PHIL 4710

An investigation of varying topics in the philosophy of language including reference, meaning, the relationship between language and thought, communication, modality, logic and pragmatics. view course details

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  • Topic: Speech Acts and Social Norms

  • 17279PHIL 4710  SEM 101

    • M
    • Starr, W

PHIL 4720

What is the relationship between what words mean and how they are used? What is part of the grammar and what is a result of general reasoning? Pragmatics is often thought of as the study of how meaning ... view course details

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  •  7822PHIL 4720  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Abusch, D

PHIL 4901

Majors in philosophy may choose to pursue honors in their senior year. Students undertake research leading to the writing of an honors essay by the end of the final semester. Prospective candidates should ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6803PHIL 4901  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Boyd, R

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6804PHIL 4901  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Brennan, T

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6805PHIL 4901  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Fine, G

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6806PHIL 4901  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Hodes, H

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6807PHIL 4901  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Kosch, M

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6808PHIL 4901  IND 609

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6809PHIL 4901  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Miller, R

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6810PHIL 4901  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pereboom, D

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6845PHIL 4901  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Sethi, N

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6846PHIL 4901  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Silins, N

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6847PHIL 4901  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Sturgeon, N

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6848PHIL 4901  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Marmor, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7348PHIL 4901  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Manne, D

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7409PHIL 4901  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Kamtekar, R

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7410PHIL 4901  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Manne, K

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7411PHIL 4901  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Starr, W

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16151PHIL 4901  IND 621

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    • Kocurek, A

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  • 16165PHIL 4901  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Atiq, E

PHIL 4941

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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  •  8395PHIL 4941  SEM 101

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    • Richardson, T

PHIL 6010

Reading and translation of Greek Philosophical texts. view course details

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  •   Combined with: GREEK 7161PHIL 4110

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7084PHIL 6010  SEM 101

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    • Brennan, T

PHIL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  7044PHIL 6020  SEM 101

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    • MacDonald, S

PHIL 6200

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Platonism after Plato

  •  8204PHIL 6200  SEM 101

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    • Brennan, T

PHIL 6210

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: MEDVL 6210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9094PHIL 6210  SEM 101

    • F
    • MacDonald, S

PHIL 6310

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: MATH 4820PHIL 4311

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Intensional Logics

  •  8687PHIL 6310  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Hodes, H

PHIL 6430

Advanced discussion of a topic in social and political philosophy. view course details

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  • Topic: Equality, Democracy, and Solidarity

  • 17463PHIL 6430  LEC 001

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    • Miller, R

  • Discussion of leading current debates over the moral foundations of political justice including such questions as, “What forms, if any, of economic equality are fundamentally important?”, “Is equality of political influence important as such?”, “Is capitalism exploitive?”, “What is the nature and basis of the political duty to promote the general welfare?”, “What role, if any, should patriotism play in political choice?”, “What are the political demands of respect and inclusion?” Readings will be mostly from recent political philosophy, with attention to classic arguments (e.g., by Rawls, Nozick, Mill), current political controversies and social scientific findings, as well.

PHIL 6433

Since Stanley Milgram's famous experiments on obedience to authority conducted in the early 1960s, and arguably long before that, it's been clear that the majority of people are unreliable judges of who ... view course details

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  • 16508PHIL 6433  SEM 101

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    • Manne, K

PHIL 6435

This seminar considers new directions in thinking about political authority that focus on the claims of non-state groups. It considers leading 20th century political theorists who have recognized authority ... view course details

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  • 17159PHIL 6435  SEM 101

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    • Eisenberg, A

PHIL 6710

An investigation of varying topics in the philosophy of language including reference, meaning, the relationship between language and thought, communication, modality, logic and pragmatics. view course details

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  • 17281PHIL 6710  SEM 101

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    • Starr, W

PHIL 6720

What is the relationship between what words mean and how they are used?  What is part of the grammar and what is a result of general reasoning?  Pragmatics is often thought of as the study of how meaning ... view course details

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  •  7824PHIL 6720  LEC 001

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    • Abusch, D

PHIL 6731

Uses the techniques introduced in Semantics I to analyze linguistic phenomena, including quantifier scope, ellipsis, and referential pronouns. Temporal and possible worlds semantics are introduced and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 6422

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8485PHIL 6731  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Rooth, M

PHIL 6941

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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  •  8397PHIL 6941  SEM 101

    • M
    • Richardson, T

PHIL 7000

Independent study for graduate students only. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6850PHIL 7000  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Boyd, R

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  •  6851PHIL 7000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Brennan, T

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  •  6852PHIL 7000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Fine, G

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  •  6853PHIL 7000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Hodes, H

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  •  6854PHIL 7000  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Kosch, M

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  •  6855PHIL 7000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S

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  •  6856PHIL 7000  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Miller, R

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  •  6961PHIL 7000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pereboom, D

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  •  6962PHIL 7000  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Sethi, N

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  •  6963PHIL 7000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Silins, N

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  •  6964PHIL 7000  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Sturgeon, N

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  •  6965PHIL 7000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Marmor, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7423PHIL 7000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Manne, K

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  •  7424PHIL 7000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Starr, W

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  •  7425PHIL 7000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Manne, D

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  •  7426PHIL 7000  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Kamtekar, R

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  •  7949PHIL 7000  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Markovits, J