Philosophy (PHIL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4359PHIL 1100  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nichols, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4360PHIL 1100  DIS 201

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4361PHIL 1100  DIS 202

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4362PHIL 1100  DIS 203

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  4363PHIL 1100  DIS 204

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

  •  7296PHIL 1100  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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: Free Will and Moral Responsbility

  • 18437PHIL 1111  SEM 101

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Zhou, L

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Explaining Consciousness

  • 18438PHIL 1111  SEM 102

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dietl, E

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Work, Idleness, & Freedom

  • 18439PHIL 1111  SEM 103

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Jovanovska, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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: Ethical Controversies

  • 18440PHIL 1112  SEM 101

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Da Vee, D

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Methods of Buddhist Phil

  • 18441PHIL 1112  SEM 102

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kwiatek, T

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: What is Race?

  • 18442PHIL 1112  SEM 103

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ramirez, A

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Justifying Political Power

  • 18443PHIL 1112  SEM 104

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Southgate, L

    • WFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Southgate, L

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: in person attendance supplemented by additional online contact hours. For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Philosophy of Social Media

  • 18444PHIL 1112  SEM 105

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Faller, A

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

PHIL 1650

This course offers an introduction to the philosophy of race. It canvasses key debates in the field concerning the metaphysical status of race, the relationship between the concept of race and racism (and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 1650

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16685PHIL 1650  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Yost, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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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Syllabi: none
  •  6161PHIL 1910  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Swallow, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 1104LING 1104PSYCH 1104

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  6654PHIL 1911  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 1920

This course introduces students to political theory as a distinctive mode of political inquiry. By surveying the wide range of forms through which political theory has been practiced—such as treatises, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 1615

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7401PHIL 1920  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7537PHIL 1920  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7538PHIL 1920  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7539PHIL 1920  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  7540PHIL 1920  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20859PHIL 1920  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 20860PHIL 1920  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 1960

An introduction to leading topics in legal theory and political philosophy such as: what the laws should be, how they shape and are shaped by society, how they are and should be interpreted, the proper ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16485PHIL 1960  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Yost, B

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20032PHIL 1960  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Yost, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7556PHIL 2220  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Steinberg, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7557PHIL 2220  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  7559PHIL 2220  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2310

Covers sentential languages, the truth-functional connectives, and their logic; first-order languages, the quantifiers "every" and "some," and their logic. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COGST 2310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8684PHIL 2310  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

  •  8687PHIL 2310  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 16617PHIL 2310  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2410

This will be a lecture course on classic and contemporary work on central topics in ethics. The first third of the course will focus on metaethics: we will examine the meaning of moral claims and ask whether ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6758PHIL 2410  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6759PHIL 2410  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7145PHIL 2410  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7244PHIL 2410  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2415

This course is an introduction to the moral mind from philosophical and psychological perspectives. Many traditional philosophical problems about morality are being illuminated by current work in cognitive ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PSYCH 2415

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7963PHIL 2415  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nichols, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7964PHIL 2415  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  7965PHIL 2415  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  8604PHIL 2415  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2465

This course examines a series of epistemic and metaphysical issues raised in modern applied jurisprudence. For example: What constitutes an actionable 'harm' and how can successful plaintiffs be 'made ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16587PHIL 2465  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2621

Throughout history, metaphors drawn from technology of the time have been proposed to understand how the mind works. While Locke likened the newborn's mind to a blank slate, Freud compared the mind to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COGST 2621

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16574PHIL 2621  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Starr, W

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16687PHIL 2621  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 16689PHIL 2621  DIS 203

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 2960

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BSOC 2061STS 2061

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8405PHIL 2960  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Parrenas, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8406PHIL 2960  DIS 201

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Parrenas, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8407PHIL 2960  DIS 202

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Parrenas, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8408PHIL 2960  DIS 203

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Parrenas, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8409PHIL 2960  DIS 204

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Parrenas, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 3202

We will study several of Plato's major dialogues, including the Apology, the Meno, Phaedo, and Republic. Topics include knowledge and reality; morality and happiness; and the nature of the soul. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 3669

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16755PHIL 3202  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 3669

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20049PHIL 3202  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 3230

An intensive study of the metaphysical and epistemological doctrines of the Critique of Pure Reason. Some editions of the course may also consider Kant's ethical views as laid out in the Groundwork of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 3590

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17495PHIL 3230  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Steinberg, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COGST 3310MATH 2810

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7526PHIL 3310  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7587PHIL 3310  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 3460

This course will primarily focus on studying and scrutinizing general conceptions of justice. Topics explored typically include liberty,economic equality, democracy, community, the general welfare, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3625

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17501PHIL 3460  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kamtekar, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3625

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20051PHIL 3460  LEC 002

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kamtekar, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 3480

This will be a class on various topics in the philosophy of law.  Some questions we'll be considering:  What is law?  Do laws have moral content?  What is the proper role of judges in interpreting the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17505PHIL 3480  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markovits, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 3535

This course is an introduction to Jewish philosophy – from Biblical texts to 20th century work. Our inquiries will span metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of religion, and political philosophy. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 3535RELST 3535

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17510PHIL 3535  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hubner, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14362PHIL 3900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nichols, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14363PHIL 3900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5642PHIL 3900  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5643PHIL 3900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Marmor, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5644PHIL 3900  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5645PHIL 3900  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kosch, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5646PHIL 3900  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5648PHIL 3900  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pereboom, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5670PHIL 3900  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5859PHIL 3900  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Starr, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5860PHIL 3900  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kamtekar, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5861PHIL 3900  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markovits, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6178PHIL 3900  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6179PHIL 3900  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PHIL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5862PHIL 4002  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4110

Reading and translation of Greek philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GREEK 7161PHIL 6010

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5895PHIL 4110  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4300

This course is a sequel to PHIL 3300 / MATH 3840 but is also open to students who have not had the latter. After a brief review of the central ideas from the latter course, it will cover the construction ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MATH 4870

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17513PHIL 4300  LEC 001

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19025PHIL 4300  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4490

Feminist approaches to questions in metaphysics, epistemology, language, and value theory. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 4491PHIL 6490

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17512PHIL 4490  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4620

Advanced discussion of a topic in Philosophy of Mind. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 4625COGST 6620PHIL 6620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Perception

  •  8027PHIL 4620  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4640

Advanced discussion of a topic in metaphysics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 6640

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Taking Metaphysics to the Next Level

  • 19026PHIL 4640  SEM 101

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kocurek, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Spr 21: The seminar will focus on metametaphysics and higher-order metaphysics. Metametaphysics concerns philosophical issues about metaphysics as a discipline. Higher-order metaphysics broadly concerns issues surrounding higher-order languages (languages with quantifiers over something other than objects; e.g., sets, properties, propositions, pluralities, etc.). Potential topics include: metaontology, verbal disputes, grounding, absolute generality, necessitism, opacity, and analysis

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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Syllabi: none
  •  6516PHIL 4720  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 4900

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8758PHIL 4900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8760PHIL 4900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markovits, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5634PHIL 4901  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hubner, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5635PHIL 4901  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5636PHIL 4901  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Fine, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5637PHIL 4901  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5639PHIL 4901  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5641PHIL 4901  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pereboom, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5671PHIL 4901  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Sethi, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5672PHIL 4901  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5674PHIL 4901  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Marmor, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6127PHIL 4901  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6181PHIL 4901  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kamtekar, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6182PHIL 4901  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6183PHIL 4901  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Starr, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7379PHIL 4901  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kocurek, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7384PHIL 4901  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Atiq, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PHIL 4909

This seminar inquires into the interrelations among three meanings of equality that initially appeared in the ancient world: equality of voice or participation, isegoria; equality before the law, isonomia; ... view course details

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  • 20262PHIL 4909  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6010

Reading and translation of Greek Philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GREEK 7161PHIL 4110

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5896PHIL 6010  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5856PHIL 6020  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6410

Graduate seminar covering a topic in ethics and value theory. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8018PHIL 6410  SEM 101

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markovits, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6490

Feminist approaches to questions in metaphysics, epistemology, language, and value theory. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 4491PHIL 4490

  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17978PHIL 6490  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6620

Advanced discussion of a topic in Philosophy of Mind. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 4625COGST 6620PHIL 4620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Perception

  •  8030PHIL 6620  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6640

Graduate seminar covering a topic in Metaphysics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 4640

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Taking Metaphysics to the Next Level

  • 19027PHIL 6640  SEM 101

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kocurek, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Spr 21: The seminar will focus on metametaphysics and higher-order metaphysics. Metametaphysics concerns philosophical issues about metaphysics as a discipline. Higher-order metaphysics broadly concerns issues surrounding higher-order languages (languages with quantifiers over something other than objects; e.g., sets, properties, propositions, pluralities, etc.). Potential topics include: metaontology, verbal disputes, grounding, absolute generality, necessitism, opacity, and analysis

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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Syllabi: none
  •  6518PHIL 6720  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 6422

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6890PHIL 6731  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Rooth, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6740

Addresses current theoretical and empirical issues in semantics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 7711

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8014PHIL 6740  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Mendia, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6909

This seminar inquires into the interrelations among three meanings of equality that initially appeared in the ancient world: equality of voice or participation, isegoria; equality before the law, isonomia; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19325PHIL 6909  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PHIL 6922

Social science research almost always combines empirical observation (data), the construction of concepts (language), and the logical analysis of the relations between observations and concepts (statistics).  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 6910GOVT 6122

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16704PHIL 6922  SEM 101

    • TWhite Hall 104
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PHIL 6995

Woman caring for the dead; women sacrificed; fatal female desire - these images have been constitutive for Western aesthetic and theoretical discourse. How is female agency, in word and deed, delimited ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 6410GERST 6410

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16712PHIL 6995  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Siegel, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment limited to seniors and graduate students.

PHIL 7000

Independent study for graduate students only. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5676PHIL 7000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5678PHIL 7000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5679PHIL 7000  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kosch, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5680PHIL 7000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5782PHIL 7000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pereboom, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5784PHIL 7000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5786PHIL 7000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Marmor, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7626PHIL 7000  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kocurek, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6193PHIL 7000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6194PHIL 7000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Starr, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6195PHIL 7000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manne, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6196PHIL 7000  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kamtekar, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6629PHIL 7000  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markovits, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7627PHIL 7000  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Atiq, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies