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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 401 (1SY) - Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   120  
CRN: 10115
This course gives a basic grounding in Philosophy. We explore enduring questions that we have all grappled with: Does God exist? Do we have free will? How can we lead fulfilling lives? No background in philosophy is needed, only an open and inquiring mind.
Section Comments: Being, Reason, and the Good Life
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 401H, PHIL 401W
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Matthew Dowd
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 8:10am - 9:30am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 401W (1SY) - Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16414
This course gives a basic grounding in Philosophy. We explore enduring questions that we have all grappled with: Does God exist? Do we have free will? How can we lead fulfilling lives? No background in philosophy is needed, only an open and inquiring mind. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: Life?s Big Decisions
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 401, PHIL 401H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Subrena Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 410 (1SY) - Happiness, Well-Being , and a Good Life

Happiness and Well-Being

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16415
A sustained exploration of happiness, well-being, and a good life. Are they the same? If not, do any include the others, and can they conflict? What sorts of things might contribute to or detract from happiness, well-being, and having a good life? Comparing work on these topics in philosophy and psychology will be a key theme in the course.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Paul McNamara
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 412 (1SY) - Beginning Logic

Beginning Logic

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 10114
Principles of reasoning and development of symbolic techniques for evaluating arguments.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 412H
Attributes: Quantitative Reasoning(Disc)
Instructors: Paul McNamara
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 5:40pm - 7:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 417 (01) - God, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

God, Religion, &Meaning ofLife

Can be taken by students who are remote.
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16427
An introductory philosophical exploration of the relationship between reason and religious experience, particularly as this relationship has developed in and in response to, the great world religions.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Jennifer Armstrong
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 9:40am - 11:00am MCC 230
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 424 (1SY) - The Future of Humanity: Science, Technology, and Society

Future of Humanity

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16416
Consideration of the impacts of science and technology on humanity from a philosophical perspective. Topics often include genetic engineering, automated labor, advanced weaponry, artificial intelligence, social media and data extraction, space exploration, alien contact, virtual realities, transhumanism, and the future of humanity as an interplanetary species.
Section Comments: The Future of Humanity
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 424H
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Nicholas Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm ONLINE

PHIL 430 (M1) - Ethics and Society

Ethics and Society

Can be taken by students who are remote.
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 15505
Critical study of principles and arguments advanced in discussion of current moral and social issues. Possible topics: violence, rules of warfare, sexual morality, human rights, punishment, abortion.
Section Comments: Course can be taken remotely.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 430H, PHIL 430W
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Phillip Deen
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 M 9:01am - 11:50am PANDRA P201
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 430W (01) - Ethics and Society

Ethics and Society

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 15742
Critical study of principles and arguments advanced in discussion of current moral and social issues. Possible topics: violence, rules of warfare, sexual morality, human rights, punishment, abortion. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: PHIL 430 no longer satisfies the Paul College Ethics require
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PHIL 430, PHIL 430H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Ruth Sample
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm HORT 207
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 431 (1SY) - Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   70  
CRN: 14593
An interdisciplinary study of ethical issues in business. This course, taught collaboratively by business school and philosophy department faculty, applies philosophical perspectives, critical thinking, and analysis to ethical decision-making and implementation in the workplace as well as the broader context of other businesses, customers, society, and the environment.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only listed colleges in section: Paul College of Business&Econ
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Betty Woodman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 9:40am - 11:00am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy

PHIL 431 (2HY) - Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Can be taken by students who are remote.
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   111  
CRN: 14594
An interdisciplinary study of ethical issues in business. This course, taught collaboratively by business school and philosophy department faculty, applies philosophical perspectives, critical thinking, and analysis to ethical decision-making and implementation in the workplace as well as the broader context of other businesses, customers, society, and the environment.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only listed colleges in section: Paul College of Business&Econ
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm PCAC M223
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This section of Business Ethics (PHIL 431.2HY) will be delivered in a hybrid format with both online and in-class elements.  Primary course content will be provided through online Kaltura videos and other materials, and a Business Ethics Lab will be held during class period in PCAC M223.  Due to social distancing, the class will be divided into four, thirty-five student divisions; each Lab will accommodate one division of thirty five students. Please check Canvas for more details about division assignments and meeting times.