Introduction to the main problems and theories that have dominated philosophical thought, through study and critical discussion of selected classics of ancient and medieval philosophy.
Continuation of an introduction to the main problems and theories that have dominated philosophical thought, through study and critical discussions of selected classics of modern philosophy.
Examination of traditional and contemporary topics such as Being and Nonbeing, the nature of time, freedom, appearance and reality, persons, and the mind-body problem.
Examination of questions of right and wrong, good and evil, and reasons for action, through study of ethical theories of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.
An introduction to feminist issues in philosophy.
Study of texts by historical or contemporary philosophical figures in Canada, centred on a chosen theme, in relation to the Canadian cultural and institutional context, and drawing from a multidisciplinary perspective on philosophy.
Investigation of the philosophical and social issues related to technology and the environment. Topics may include the natural/artificial distinction, different meanings of "environment", the ways we understand, package, and manage nature as well as issues in environmental ethics and aesthetics. May include texts by Western and Indigenous thinkers. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHI 355 and AUENV 355.
Considerations of theoretical issues related to visual arts, broadly understood and of sense experience.
Intensive study of a specific area of Philosophy as defined by a student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: *9 at a senior level in Philosophy and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.