Philosophy (PHIL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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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  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PHIL 1450

An introduction to some of the main contemporary moral issues. Topics may, for example, include animal rights, abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, sexual morality, genetic engineering, and questions ... view course details

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  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PHIL 1910

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind.  Most people have privileged access to one mind, yet this internal experience is often misleading and provides little insight into how minds ... view course details

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  •  1337PHIL 1910  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 202
    • Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Iricinschi, C

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1684

PHIL 1920

This course offers a survey of modern political theory in the West.  We will examine some of the persistent dilemmas of political modernity and the attempts of several canonical political theorists to ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 1615

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1203PHIL 1920  DIS 201

  •  1204PHIL 1920  DIS 202

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1800PHIL 2410  LEC 001

    • TBA Elmira, NY
    • Jun 5 - Aug 7, 2018
    • Staff