Philosophy (PHIL)Arts and Sciences

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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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  •   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.  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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  •  1083PHIL 1910  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 202
    • Jun 24 - Aug 2, 2019
    • Ahmadi, N

      Hollis, B

  • 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=1710

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1140PHIL 1920  DIS 201

  •  1141PHIL 1920  DIS 202

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 145
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2019
    • Moon, A

  •  1142PHIL 1920  DIS 203

  •  1143PHIL 1920  DIS 204