Course offerings and outlines

Summer 2018 (1184) semester

Note: course information for Summer 2014 (1144) and earlier can be viewed on the Philosophy Department course archives. Course information for Fall 2014 (1147) and later can be found through the course outline repository.

Courses at the 100, 200, and 300 levels are 3 credit hours each. Courses at the 400 level are 4 credit hours each. Honours Tutorials are 5 credit hours each. Graduate courses (800 level) are 5 credit hours each.

The following courses can be repeated for additional credit provided that the topic is different: PHIL 131, 302, 314, 321, 331, 332, 333, 357, 421W, 435, 451W, 455W, 467W. Please note that any of the other PHIL courses, when taken a second time,  will be considered a repeat, even if it has a different topic from a previous offering. 

Outlines:

100-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 100W D100 Knowledge and Reality Jill McIntosh
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Jill McIntosh
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Nicolas Fillion
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
PHIL 120W D100 Moral Problems Jennifer Warriner
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 121 E100 Global Justice Brian Thomas
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 1425, Vancouver

200-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 221 D100 Ethical Theory Jennifer Warriner
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10051, Burnaby
WMC 3255, Burnaby

300-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 E100 Introduction to Philosophy Brian Thomas
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
PHIL 322 D100 History of Ethics Nicholas Smyth
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
WMC 2220, Burnaby
PHIL 343 D100 Philosophy of Mind Jill McIntosh
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
WMC 3255, Burnaby
PHIL 357 D100 Topics in the History of Philosophy (Early Analytic Philosophy) Fatema Amijee
We, Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1012, Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 435 D100 Selected Topics (Early Modern Moral Educatn) Lisa Shapiro
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 455W D100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Formal Epistemology) Nicolas Fillion
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
PHIL 477 D100 Honours Tutorial I
PHIL 478 D100 Honours Tutorial II

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 815 G100 Selected Topics in Formal Studies (Formal Epistemology) Nicolas Fillion
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
PHIL 825 G100 Selected Topics in Social and Political Philosophy (Moral Epistemology) Matt Bedke
Mo, Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 2290, Vancouver
PHIL 861 G100 Directed Studies: Selected Topics I (Early Modern Moral Educatn) Lisa Shapiro
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 898 G100 MA Thesis
PHIL 899 G100 Non-Thesis Project Completion
PHIL 998 G100 PhD Thesis

Philosophy Courses with WQB designations:

PHIL 100W (Knowledge and Reality) W/B-Hum  
PHIL 105 (Critical Thinking) - formerly PHIL XX1 Q/B-Soc/Sci  
PHIL 110 (Introduction to Logic and Reasoning) Q  
PHIL 120W (Moral Problems) W/B-Hum  
PHIL 121 (Global Justice) B-Hum/Soc  
PHIL 131 (Selected Topics) B-Hum  
PHIL 144 (Introduction to Philosophy of Science) B-Hum/Sci  
PHIL 150 (History of Philosophy I) B-Hum  
PHIL 151 (History of Philosophy II) B-Hum  
PHIL 210 (Natural Deductive Logic) Q  
PHIL 300 (Introduction to Philosophy) B-Hum
 
PHIL 310 (Axiomatic Logic)
Q  

Breadth Courses

If you are a Philosophy Major, you will need Breadth courses from OUTSIDE of Philosophy.

Here are some Breadth Social Sciences and Quantitative courses that you might find interesting:

ECON 102 (The World Economy)                     B-Soc

ECON 103 (Principles of Microeconomics)      Q/B-Soc

ECON 104 (Economics and Government)          B-Soc

ECON 105 (Principles of Macroeconomics)        Q/B-Soc

For more information on Economics courses, or for a Minor in Economics, you can contact the Undergraduate Advisors in the Department of Economics: Tracey Sherwood  or Azam Bhatti .