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204. Symbolic Logic
An introduction to formal argument analysis, including first order predicate logic and
mathematical logic. Offered upon request and subject to availability of faculty.

224. Environmental Ethics
Moral dilemmas associated with human populations, industrial productivity, a deteriorating
environment, and generally, our treatment of the natural world. Alternate years. (Humanities)

225. Utopia
Philosophical study of selected works in Utopian literature such as: Plato's Republic, More's
Utopia, Perkins-Gilman's Herland, Hilton's Lost Horizon, Rand's Anthem, Clarke's Childhood's
End, and Lowry's The Giver. (Humanities)

261-266. Topics in Philosophy
See Topics Courses. (Humanities)

280/380. Internship: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

301. Asian Philosophy
Study of Eastern philosophies such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism through
their classic texts. Examination of the nature of reality and the self, and how humans ought to
live while analyzing such issues in a broader philosophical context. Prerequisite: sophomore
standing. Alternate years. (Humanities)

302. Ancient Philosophy
Advanced study of the beginning of Western thought on topics such as the foundation of
philosophical and scientific inquiry, the basis of reality, the nature of the human being and how
humans ought to live socially, politically and ethically. In-depth analysis of the Presocratics,
Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Alternate years. (Humanities)

304. Modern Philosophy: Seventeenth Century
Critical and historical examination of the modern period of philosophy starting with the
background to the Scientific Revolution and ending with advanced theories on the nature of
reality achieved by a careful analysis of such philosophers as Galileo, Newton, Bacon, Descartes,
Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke and Berkeley. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Alternate years.
(Humanities)

305. Modern Philosophy: Eighteenth Century
European philosophy from 1700 to 1800. Study of the philosophers of the middle of the modern
era such as Hume, Voltaire, Rousseau, and Kant. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Alternate
years. (Humanities)

306. Modern Philosophy: Nineteenth Century
European philosophy from 1800 to 1900. Study of the philosophers of the late modern era such
as Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Mill, Marx, and Nietzsche. Prerequisite: sophomore
standing. Alternate years. (Humanities)

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