Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL*6060  Logic  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A course designed to bring the individual student to the level of competence in logical techniques and theory required for graduate studies.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6120  Philosophy of Mind  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A study of contemporary theories of mind and philosophies of psychology.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6140  Contemporary European Philosophy I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A study of the historical and contemporary origins of existentialism, phenomenology and post-modernism, concentrating on one or several of the classic texts.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6150  Contemporary European Philosophy II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A study of the historical and contemporary origins of existentialism, phenomenology and post-modernism, concentrating on texts not covered in PHIL*6140 in the same year.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6200  Problems of Contemporary Philosophy  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A study of a particular set of problems in contemporary philosophy.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6210  Metaphysics  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of some selected major works or central problems in metaphysics.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6220  Epistemology  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of some selected major works or central problems in epistemology.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6230  Ethics  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of some selected contemporary works or problems in ethical theory.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6320  Medieval Philosophy  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A close examination of particular problems and texts of the medieval period

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6340  Modern Philosophy  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An examination of major texts, from Descartes to Mill.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6400  Ethics of Data Science  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A study of the philosophical implications (ethical, legal, social, political, epistemological, etc.) of recent developments in data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

PHIL*6410  Philosophy of Computation  Fall Only  [0.50]  

Computation has far-reaching implications for ethics, social and political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of technology, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of science, and logic. This course introduces students to different issues in the philosophy of computation-how philosophers have thought about computation from a variety of different perspectives.

Offering(s): First offering Fall 2022  
Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6530  Kant  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of the works of Immanuel Kant.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6600  Social and Political Philosophy I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of selected works or central problems in the fields of social or political philosophy.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6610  Social and Political Philosophy II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of selected works or central problems in the field of social and political philosophy not covered in PHIL*6600.

Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6620  Feminist Philosophy  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A critical examination of selected works or central problems in feminist philosophy.

Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6700  Ancient Philosophy  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An examination of a text or a topic in ancient philosophy.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6730  Philosophy of Science  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An examination of selected works or central problems in philosophy of science.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6740  Philosophy of Biology  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A general introduction to the history and philosophy of biology.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6760  Science and Ethics  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A consideration of the problems which arise in the conjunction of science and ethics.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6900  Reading Course  Unspecified  [0.50]  
Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6930  Selected Topics I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Topics in this course will vary from offering to offering.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6940  Selected Topics II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Topics in this course will vary from offering to offering.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6950  MA Seminar  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A seminar course in which students work on developing a range of academic skills for doing professional philosophy. This course is pass/fail and is mandatory for all incoming MA students. Please refer to the Philosophy Department website for a comprehensive description of this course.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6960  PhD Seminar  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

A seminar course in which students work on developing a range of academic skills for doing professional philosophy. This course is pass/fail and is mandatory for all first year PhD students. Please refer to the Philosophy Department website for a comprehensive description of this course.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph  
PHIL*6990  Major Research Project  Unspecified  [1.00]  

A major research project undertaken by students doing an MA by course work, under the supervision of a faculty member.

Department(s): Department of Philosophy  
Location(s): Guelph