Course offerings and outlines

Summer 2022 (1224) term

Course units: 100, 200, and 300 levels: 3 units each; 400 level: 4 units each. 

REPEATS: the following courses can be repeated for additional credit provided that the topic is different: PHIL 131, 302, 314, 321, 326, 331, 332, 333, 342, 343, 344, 346, 357, 421W, 435, 451W, 455W, 467W. Any of the other PHIL courses, when taken a second time, will be considered a repeat, even if the topic is different from a previous offering. 

Elective grade policy : P/CR/NC. In place from Spring 2021 to Summer 2023. See List of exclusions for the elective grade policy. Specifically for Philosophy: 

  • Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any requirement for a major, joint major, honours, or minor in Philosophy (exception: PHIL 477 and 478).
  • Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any prerequisite requirement for any PHIL course.
  • Students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any requirement for the Ethics Certificate, or the Philosophy and Methodology of Science Certificate.
  • Philosophy Majors and Honours students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any WQB requirement.

Outlines:

100-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 100W D100 Knowledge and Reality Martin Hahn
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Simon Pollon
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Bruno Guindon
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
PHIL 120W D100 Moral and Legal Problems Bruno Guindon
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby

200-level courses 

No courses offered

300-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 D100 Introduction to Philosophy Simon Pollon
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
PHIL 326 D100 Topics in Law and Philosophy (Legal Epistemology) Bruno Guindon
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
PHIL 328 D100 Environmental Philosophy Simon Pollon
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2532, Burnaby
WMC 2532, Burnaby
PHIL 343 D100 Topics in the Philosophy of Mind (Philosophy of Perception) Martin Hahn
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
PHIL 350 D100 Ancient Philosophy Nicolas Fillion
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
WMC 3510, Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 451W B100 Advanced Topics in the History of Philosophy (17th C Mind in Context) Lisa Shapiro
Mo, We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
PHIL 451W E200 Advanced Topics in the History of Philosophy (Aristotle's Logical Works) Nicolas Fillion
Th 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
PHIL 455W D100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (The Emotions) Kathleen Akins
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
WMC 2220, Burnaby
PHIL 477 D100 Honours Tutorial I Endre Begby
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 478 D100 Honours Tutorial II TBA
Location: TBA

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 805 G100 Selected Topics in Philosophy of Mind ( The Emotions) Kathleen Akins
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
WMC 2220, Burnaby
PHIL 852 G100 Selected Topics in Ancient Philosophy (Aristotle's Logical Works) Nicolas Fillion
Th 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
PHIL 854 G100 Selected Topics in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Philosophy (17th C Mind in Context) Lisa Shapiro
Mo, We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
PHIL 898 G100 MA Thesis Endre Begby
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 899 G100 Professional Paper Project Completion Endre Begby
TBA
Location: TBA
PHIL 998 G100 PhD Thesis Endre Begby
TBA
Location: TBA

WQBs:

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  

Upper Division Electives

If you are looking for upper division courses outside of Philosophy, click here for an updated list of electives with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 

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.