Course offerings and outlines

Fall 2019 (1197) 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, 326, 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 James Hutchinson
Tu, Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 100W E200 Knowledge and Reality Simon Pollon
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1425, Vancouver
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Lyle Crawford
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning James Hutchinson
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D900 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Jonathan Katz
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
PHIL 120W D100 Moral and Legal Problems Bruno Guindon
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
PHIL 120W D900 Moral and Legal Problems Brian Thomas
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SP 291, Surrey
PHIL 121 D100 Global Justice Endre Begby
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
AQ 3153, Burnaby
PHIL 144 D100 Introduction to Philosophy of Science Holly Andersen
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3153, Burnaby
PHIL 150 D900 Great Works in the History of Philosophy Simon Pollon
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey

200-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 201 D100 Epistemology James Hutchinson
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHIL 203 D100 Metaphysics Jennifer Wang
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby

300-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 E100 Introduction to Philosophy Jason Leardi
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1600, Vancouver
PHIL 300 E200 Introduction to Philosophy Jason Leardi
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
PHIL 321 E100 Topics in Moral Philosophy (Ethics and Capitalism) Michaela Lucas
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
PHIL 326 D100 Topics in Law and Philosophy (Legal Guilt and Punishment) Bruno Guindon
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
WMC 2507, Burnaby
PHIL 332 D100 Selected Topics (Consciousness) Jason Leardi
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
AQ 5016, Burnaby
PHIL 344 D100 Philosophy of Language Martin Hahn
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
PHIL 350 D100 Ancient Philosophy Sarah Hogarth Rossiter
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 421W D100 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Normativity and Law) Evan Tiffany
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
PHIL 451W D100 Advanced Topics in the History of Philosophy (Roots of Analytic Phil) Martin Hahn
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
PHIL 455W D100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Causation and Modality) Jennifer Wang
Holly Andersen
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
PHIL 477 D100 Honours Tutorial I Tutorial Supervisor (Faculty)
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 478 D100 Honours Tutorial II Tutorial Supervisor (Faculty)
TBA
Location: TBA

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 803 G100 Selected Topics in Metaphysics (Causation and Modality) Jennifer Wang
Holly Andersen
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
PHIL 823 G100 Selected Topics Meta-Ethics (Normativity and Law) Evan Tiffany
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
PHIL 855 G100 Selected Topics in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Philosophy (Roots of Analytic Phil) Martin Hahn
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
PHIL 880 G100 Pro-Seminar Endre Begby
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 898 G100 MA Thesis Supervisor (Faculty)
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 899 G100 Non-Thesis Project Completion Supervisor (Faculty)
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 998 G100 PhD Thesis Supervisor (Faculty)
TBA
Location: TBA
* Courses Aggregated per term - Department of Philosophy - Simon Fraser University.pdf
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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.