Course offerings and outlines

Summer 2019 (1194) 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 Martin Hahn
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Lyle Crawford
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Nicolas Fillion
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
PHIL 120W D100 Moral Problems Chelsea Rosenthal
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
PHIL 121 E100 Global Justice Brian Thomas
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1600, Vancouver

200-level courses

No courses offered

300-level courses

NEW: 2 COURSES JUST ADDED IN BURNABY, OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT AS OF MARCH 21:

- PHIL 300 - Introduction to Philosophy (a great upper division elective for students outside of Philosophy)

- PHIL 331 - Selected Topics: Cosmic Horror & Pessimism (instructor: Jay Leardi)

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 D100 Introduction to Philosophy Jay Leardi
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
PHIL 300 E100 Introduction to Philosophy Simon Pollon
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1600, Vancouver
PHIL 302 D100 Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Philosophy of Religion) David Heide
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
WMC 2220, Burnaby
PHIL 321 D100 Topics in Moral Philosophy (Business Ethics) Brian Thomas
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
PHIL 322 D100 History of Ethics Brian Thomas
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
PHIL 331 D100 Selected Topics (Cosmic Horror & Pessimism) Jay Leardi
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
PHIL 333 D100 Selected Topics (Phil of Race and Gender) Fatema Amijee
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 421W E100 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Rights) Chelsea Rosenthal
Tu, Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
PHIL 455W E100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Phenomenal Concepts) Martin Hahn
We 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 467W D100 Seminar II (4E Cognition) Kathleen Akins
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 477 D100 Honours Tutorial I TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 478 D100 Honours Tutorial II TBA
Location: TBA

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 803 G100 Selected Topics in Metaphysics (Phenomenal Concepts) Martin Hahn
We 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 805 G100 Selected Topics in Philosophy of Mind (4E Cognition) Kathleen Akins
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 825 G100 Selected Topics in Social and Political Philosophy (Rights) Chelsea Rosenthal
Tu, Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
PHIL 864 G100 Directed Studies: Selected Topics IV (Causation and Explanation) Holly Andersen
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 898 G100 MA Thesis TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 899 G100 Non-Thesis Project Completion TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 998 G100 PhD Thesis

Philosophy Courses with Writing, Quantitative or Breadth 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 (Great Works in the History of Philosophy) B-Hum  
PHIL 300 (Introduction to Philosophy) B-Hum  
PHIL 310 (Logic, Proofs and Set Theory) Q
 
PHIL 345W, 421W, 451W, 455W, 467W W  

Breadth Courses

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

You can find a full list of Breadth designated courses here. Search gosfu for current offerings.