Course offerings and outlines

Spring 2024 (1241) term - all classes in person.

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. 

Note: The Elective Grade system is not in effect after the Fall 2023 term.

Outlines:

100-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 100W D100 Knowledge and Reality Gregory Lauro
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 12:30–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 105 D100 Critical Thinking Lyle Crawford
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 12:30–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 110 D100 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Nicolas Fillion
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, Wed, 9:30–10:20 a.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 110 D900 Introduction to Logic and Reasoning Sessional
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 11:30 a.m.–2:20 p.m.
Surrey
PHIL 120W D100 Moral and Legal Problems Sam Black
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 150 D100 Great Works in the History of Philosophy Michaela Manson
Michaela Manson
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 2:30–3:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby

200-level courses 

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 201 D100 Epistemology Gregory Lauro
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 203 E100 Metaphysics Simon Pollon
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 5:30–8:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 221 D100 Ethical Theory Alexandra King
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 12:30–2:20 p.m.
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
PHIL 270 B100 Data, Ethics and Society Kino Zhao
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby

300-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 300 D100 Introduction to Philosophy Lyle Crawford
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 310 E100 Logic, Proofs and Set Theory Nicolas Fillion
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 4:30–7:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 315 D100 Formal Methods Kino Zhao
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 2:30–3:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
PHIL 321 D100 Topics in Moral Philosophy (Feminism:Sex and Autonomy) Michaela Manson
Michaela Manson
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 9:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 329 D100 Law and Justice Chelsea Rosenthal
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 341 B100 Philosophy of Science Holly Andersen
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 343 D100 Topics in the Philosophy of Mind (Philosophy of Psychiatry) Lydia du Bois
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Tue, 11:30 a.m.–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 356 D100 18th Century Philosophy Qiu Lin
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Thu, 11:30 a.m.–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby

400-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 421W E100 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Moral Psychology) Nicolas Bommarito
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 4:30–7:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 421W E200 Advanced Topics in Ethical Theory (Life and Death) Chelsea Rosenthal
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 4:30–7:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 455W D100 Contemporary Issues in Epistemology and Metaphysics (Explanation) Holly Andersen
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Fri, 9:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 479 D100 Honours Tutorial in Philosophy Supervisor Faculty
TBA
Location: TBA

Graduate-level courses

Course Title Instructor Day/Time Location
PHIL 803 G100 Selected Topics in Metaphysics (Metaphysics of Love) Carrie Jenkins
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 6:00–8:50 p.m.
Vancouver
PHIL 804 G100 Selected Topics in Philosophy of Science (Explanation) Holly Andersen
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Fri, 9:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 822 G100 Selected Topics in Normative Ethics (Life and Death) Chelsea Rosenthal
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Wed, 4:30–7:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 824 G100 Selected Topics Moral Psychology (Moral Psychology) Nicolas Bommarito
Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 4:30–7:20 p.m.
Burnaby
PHIL 899 G100 Professional Paper Project Completion Endre Begby
TBA
Location: TBA

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.