Requirements for the Major

Courses are listed according to the requirements they fulfill for the undergraduate degree in philosophy. Note that courses listed under more than one category can meet only one or the other, but not both.

Logic

Course Number Course Title
PHIL 6a Introduction to Symbolic Logic
PHIL 106b Mathematical Logic

History

Course Number Course Title
PHIL 107b Kant's Moral Theory
PHIL 122a History of Ethics
PHIL 149a Leibniz, Hume and Kant on Necessity
PHIL 161a Plato
PHIL 162b Aristotle
PHIL 166a Hume
PHIL 167a Hegel
PHIL 168a Kant
PHIL 170a Topics in the History of Philosophy
PHIL 179a God, Man and World: Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz
PHIL 180b From Sensation to Understanding: Locke, Berkeley and Hume
PHIL 181a Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: Art and Politics

Upper-Level Ethics

Course Number Course Title
PHIL 102a Self-Love and What to Do With It: A Philosophical Analysis
PHIL 107b Kant's Moral Theory
PHIL 108a Philosophy and Gender
PHIL 109b Ethics and the Emotions
PHIL 110a The Meaning of Life
PHIL 111a What Is Justice?
PHIL 112a Social Contract Theory and Its Critics
PHIL 114b Topics in Ethical Theory
PHIL 116a Topics in Political Philosophy
PHIL 117b Topics in the Philosophy of Law
PHIL 118a War and Morality
PHIL 119a Human Rights
PHIL 121a Normative Questions of the Welfare State
PHIL 122a History of Ethics
PHIL 123b Neuroethics
PHIL 125b Philosophy of Law
PHIL 126a What Does It Mean to Be a Global Citizen?
PHIL 127a Lying and Deception
PHIL 128a Gender, Multiculturalism and the Law
PHIL 151a Philosophy of Action
PHIL 161a Plato

Upper-Level Metaphysics and Epistemology

Course Number Course Title
PHIL 115b Art, Technology and Thinking in Heidegger's Later Thought
PHIL 124b Truth Even Unto Its Innermost Parts? -- The Ethics of Belief
PHIL 130a Causation and Explanation
PHIL 131a Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 131b The Metaphysics of Death
PHIL 132a Infinity
PHIL 133a Consciousness, Brain and Self
PHIL 134b Philosophy of Perception
PHIL 135a Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 136a Personal Identity
PHIL 137a Nature or Nurture: The Innateness Controversy
PHIL 138b Philosophy of Mathematics
PHIL 139a Belief and Probability
PHIL 139b Topics in Logic: "Conditionals"
PHIL 140a Logic and Language
PHIL 142a The Philosophy of Saul Kripke
PHIL 144a Philosophical Problems of Space and Time
PHIL 145b Topics in the Philosophy of Language
PHIL 146a Idea of God
PHIL 147a Transcendental Arguments
PHIL 149a Leibniz, Hume and Kant on Necessity
PHIL 150b Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics
PHIL 151a Philosophy of Action
PHIL 166a Hume
PHIL 168a Kant
PHIL 170a Topics in the History of Philosophy
PHIL 177b Simone Weil
PHIL 179a God, Man and World: Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz
PHIL 180b From Sensation to Understanding: Locke, Berkeley and Hume
PHIL 182a Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Uncategorized, But Could Serve as Elective

Course Number Course Title
PHIL 1a Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 7a Science, Evolution and Design
PHIL 13b The Idea of the Market: Economic Philosophies
PHIL 17a Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 21a Environmental Ethics
PHIL 23b Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 24a Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 35a Philosophy of Science
PHIL 37a Philosophy of Language
PHIL 66b Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
PHIL 74b Foundations of American Pragmatism
PHIL 113b Aesthetics: Painting, Photography and Film
PHIL 123a Existentialism
PHIL 129a Philosophical Problems