English & Philosophy
Courses offered in the Philosophy program include the following:
Philosophy 3120 History of Philosophy I: Ancient Thought (3)
This course focuses on problems, positions, and arguments in ancient philosophy from the pre-Socratics to the Middle Ages, with special emphasis on Plato and Aristotle.
Philosophy 3130: History of Philosophy II: Enlightenment Thought
This course focuses on problems, positions and arguments in epistemology, metaphysics, and social and political philosophy in the Age of Enlightenment.
Philosophy 3660: Studies in Literature and Philosophy (3)
An interdisciplinary course devoted to examining the relationship between philosophy and literature. May be repeated with different foci for a maximum of 6 semester hours.
Philosophy 4250: Special Projects in Philosophy* (3)
Senior thesis devoted to a core problem, theory, or figure in philosophy.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. *Not available for graduate credit.
Philosophy 4710: Philosophy of Religion* (3)
This seminar analyzes the concept of religion, arguments for the existence of god, the problem of evil, and the nature of religious language and communities. *May be taken for graduate credit.
Philosophy 4800: Philosophy of Science* (3)
This seminar addresses the nature of scientific theorizing, the relationship of the scientific method to rationality and progress, and technology's relation to science and society. * Not available for graduate credit.