Course offerings and outlines

Fall 2020 (1207) term

Important: all courses and tutorials are remote. They will be delivered synchronously, asynchronously, or in a blended format. Note that all tutorials are synchronous. See more details in the outlines: click on the links below . 

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 mostly 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, 343, 344, 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 the topic is different from a previous offering. 

Course outlines for Summer 2014 (1144) and earlier can be viewed on the Philosophy Department course archives. Course outlines for Fall 2014 (1147) and later can be found through the course outline repository. Course outlines for the present registration period can be found below. 

Exam Schedule Fall 2020 (1207)

Course Catalog #  Section Exam date Start time Duration
PHIL 105 D100 12/18/2020 12:00 3 hrs
PHIL 110 D100 12/15/2020 8:30 3 hrs
PHIL 120W D100 12/18/2020 15:30 3 hrs
PHIL 221 D100 12/11/2020 8:30 3 hrs

 

Course Catalog #  Section Take-home due date/time
PHIL 100W D100  Dec 13 @ 17:00 
PHIL 150 D100  Dec 13 @ 17:00 
PHIL 201 D100  Dec 15 @ 10:00 
PHIL 300 E200  Dec 13 @ 12:00 
PHIL 344 D100  Dec 20 @ 10:00 
PHIL 357 D100  Dec 18 @ 23:00 

Outlines:

100-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 100W D100 Knowledge and Reality David Heide
TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Lyle Crawford
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Bruno Guindon
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 120W D100 Moral and Legal Problems Evan Tiffany
TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 121 D100 Global Justice Endre Begby
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 144 D100 Introduction to Philosophy of Science Holly Andersen
TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 150 D100 Great Works in the History of Philosophy David Heide
TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

200-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 201 D100 Epistemology Martin Hahn
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 203 D100 Metaphysics Jennifer Wang
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 221 D100 Ethical Theory Bruno Guindon
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

300-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 E200 Introduction to Philosophy Brian Thomas
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 321 D100 Topics in Moral Philosophy (Contemporary Normative Ethics) Alex King
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 321 D200 Topics in Moral Philosophy (Bioethics) Jennifer Warriner
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 326 D100 Topics in Law and Philosophy (Feminist Philosophy of Law) Jennifer Warriner
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 329 D100 Law and Justice Endre Begby
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 332 D100 Selected Topics (Consciousness) Kathleen Akins
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 344 D100 Topics in the Philosophy of Language (Semantics: Frege to Kripke) Martin Hahn
Tu 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 352 D100 17th Century Philosophy David Heide
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 357 D100 Topics in the History of Philosophy (Classics of Asia) Nic Bommarito
TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 421W D100 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Egoism and the Impersonal) Sam Black
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 421W E100 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Moral Psychology) Nic Bommarito
Mo 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 455W E100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Conceptual Truths) Thomas Donaldson
Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 477 D100 Honours Tutorial I TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 478 D100 Honours Tutorial II TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 802 G100 Selected Topics in Epistemology (Conceptual Truths) Thomas Donaldson
Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 822 G100 Selected Topics in Normative Ethics (Egoism and the Impersonal) Sam Black
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 824 G100 Selected Topics Moral Psychology (Moral Psychology) Nic Bommarito
Mo 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 880 G100 Pro-Seminar Jennifer Wang
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 898 G100 MA Thesis TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHIL 899 G100 Professional Paper Project Completion TBA
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
* Current course offerings and outlines_Fall 2020.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.