1. All courses are 3
credit hours each, unless otherwise indicated.
2. Normally, a course will
not be run without a minimum enrolment of students.
Critical analysis of the
history, methods, and major problems of philosophy. Planned exercises,
activities, and discussion designed to develop oral and written
critical thinking and analytic skills.
to the different schools of Eastern philosophy and their influences on
to the major schools of thought in Western philosophy and their
culture, politics and methods of enquiry.
of clear, straight, orderly and valid thought, including deductive and
inductive reasoning and the accurate use of language. This course
practical application of logic.
of right and wrong, good and bad, and the application of moral
problems of everyday life.
of ontology and cosmology, including such concepts as matter and
energy, time and
space, evolution and causality.
of fundamental political concepts such as the legitimacy of government,
relation of justice to coercive power, the morality of war, political
obligation, and sovereignty, and study of political ideologies.
of central problems in aesthetics, such as the possibility of
criticism, modern and traditional definitions of a work of art, truth
meaning in the fine arts, natural beauty and its relationship to
music, architecture, etc.
of such concepts as knowledge, belief, certainty. Critical study of
concerning such issues as our knowledge of the external world, the
of central problems in Buddhist philosophy and examination of the
the Buddha as philosophical discourse. Includes in-depth examination of
different schools of Buddhism and their influences in the world.
and critical survey with emphasis on basic ideas and traditions.
and critical study of the philosophical thought of China and Japan.
and critical study of the philosophical thought of Islam with emphasis
ideas and traditions.
of the origin and development of Western philosophy in Ancient Greece
Examination of some of the central ideas of the Pre-Socratics,
Aristotle, and the Hellenistic philosophers.
of pragmatism as exemplified in the philosophies of Peirce, James,
of one of the major movements of contemporary philosophy. Themes
include knowledge, meaning, emotionality, embodiment, language,
freedom and religion.
of such issues as self-as-existence, freedom and responsibility in
ethical, religious, political and aesthetic dimensions.
study of Zen philosophy and its impact on the Western world.
of feminist work on the social construction of gender and the role that
“experience” has played in discussion of whether women are a social
and critical examination of moral dilemmas, legal issues, and social
to new developments in computer technology, with particular emphasis on
computer technology informs, and is informed by, human relationships
In-depth examination of
Khmer philosophy and its influence on society.
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