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Class Schedule For Philosophy - Fall2018

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PHIL 2 - Ethics (3 Units)

Examination of the concepts of morality, obligation, human rights and the good life. Competing theories about the foundations of morality will be investigated.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHIL 2 Section 02 80423 1 Lecture 120/4 M MND1003 0600PM-0850PM Vandergriff,Kevin M HUM (C2),WA
05 book for PHIL 2 Section 05 80673 1 Lecture 40/0 MWF DH110 0800AM-0850AM Chen,Jonathan HUM (C2)
06 book for PHIL 2 Section 06 81323 1 Lecture 40/5 MWF MND3009 1100AM-1150AM Pelletti,Mike HUM (C2)
07 book for PHIL 2 Section 07 80689 1 Lecture 15/0 MWF MND3009 1000AM-1050AM Park,John J HUM (C2),LCOM-32
08 book for PHIL 2 Section 08 81035 1 Lecture 120/0 MWF MND1005 1000AM-1050AM Chen,Jonathan HUM (C2)
10 book for PHIL 2 Section 10 86143 1 Lecture 50/5 WEBONLINE - Merriam,Garret A FL,HUM (C2)
80 book for PHIL 2 Section 80 81237 1 Lecture 25/4 MWF MND3009 1000AM-1050AM Park,John J HUM (C2),LCOM-32

PHIL 4 - Critical Thinking (3 Units)

Study of the basic skills of good reasoning needed for the intelligent and responsible conduct of life. Topics include: argument structure and identification, validity and strength of arguments, common fallacies of reasoning, use and abuse of language in reasoning, principles of fair play in argumentation.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHIL 4 Section 02 81324 1 Discussion 88/0 MW MND3013 1200PM-0115PM Carboni,Joshua A3
03 book for PHIL 4 Section 03 80886 1 Discussion 88/4 MWF MND3013 0800AM-0850AM Carboni,Joshua A3
06 book for PHIL 4 Section 06 80987 1 Discussion 180/0 WEBONLINE - Mccormick,Matt A3,AB386,FL
08 book for PHIL 4 Section 08 81092 1 Discussion 120/0 MW MND1005 0130PM-0245PM Dale,Jeffrey A3
09 book for PHIL 4 Section 09 81303 1 Discussion 35/2 T MND1005 0600PM-0715PM Merlino,Scott A A3,HY
09 book for PHIL 4 Section 09 81303 1 Discussion 35/2 WEBONLINE - Staff A3,HY
10 book for PHIL 4 Section 10 81320 1 Discussion 88/0 MWF MND3013 0900AM-0950AM Binder,Marnie F A3

PHIL 6 - Introductn To Philosophy (3 Units)

Representative selection of philosophical problems will be explored in areas such as knowledge, reality, religion, science, politics, art and morals.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHIL 6 Section 02 80430 1 Lecture 50/7 WEBONLINE - Chung,Dorcas K HUM (C2),OL
03 book for PHIL 6 Section 03 81319 1 Lecture 40/3 MWF MND3009 0800AM-0850AM Chung,Dorcas K HUM (C2)
04 book for PHIL 6 Section 04 81327 1 Lecture 40/1 MWF DH208 0900AM-0950AM Chung,Dorcas K HUM (C2)
05 book for PHIL 6 Section 05 81036 1 Lecture 120/6 MW MND1003 0300PM-0415PM Denman,David S HUM (C2)
06 book for PHIL 6 Section 06 81328 1 Lecture 40/0 TR DH110 0900AM-1015AM Chung,Dorcas K HUM (C2)

PHIL 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

Introduction to the nature and possible meanings of higher education, and the functions and resources of the University. Designed to help students develop and exercise fundamental academic success strategies and to improve their basic learning skills. Students have the opportunity to interact with fellow classmates and the seminar leader to build a community of academic support and personal support.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
80 book for PHIL 21 Section 80 80957 1 Discussion 25/2 MWF BRH203 1100AM-1150AM Chen,Jonathan CL 59,E

PHIL 26 - History of Philosophy (3 Units)

Introduction to the history of philosophy, emphasizing such themes as the foundations of knowledge, the nature of reality, the basis of a good life and a just society, the existence of God, and the nature of self, and tracing the development of these themes from antiquity to the modern period.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 26 Section 01 81200 1 Lecture 125/12 WEBONLINE - Corner,David AB386,FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for PHIL 26 Section 02 81329 1 Lecture 88/12 MW MND3013 0130PM-0245PM Pelletti,Mike HUM (C2)

PHIL 56 - Research Integrity (1 Units)

Basic regulatory and ethical requirements for doing research. Topics covered include protection of human subjects, data management, authorship, peer review, mentoring, animal experimentation, conflict of interest, and collaborative research.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 56 Section 01 80945 1 Discussion 20/9 F DH110 0100PM-0400PM Choe-Smith,Chong
Ayala-Lopez,Saray
** Meets 09/07/2018 to 10/12/2018 **

PHIL 60 - Deductive Logic I (3 Units)

Introduction to deductive logic. Topics include: basic concepts of deductive logic; techniques of formal proof in propositional and predicate logic.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 60 Section 01 81292 1 Discussion 40/4 TR DH110 1030AM-1145AM Mayes,G. Randolph B5

PHIL 61 - Inductive Logic (3 Units)

Introduction to inductive logic and the problem of decision under uncertainty. Topics include: the nature of inductive rationality, philosophical theories of induction and probability, cognitive biases and common errors in inductive reasoning, and philosophical problems in defining risk, rational agency, and the expected value of an action.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 61 Section 01 81318 1 Lecture 30/10 MWF DH110 1100AM-1150AM Mccormick,Matt

PHIL 101 - Ethics+Social Issues (3 Units)

Moral controversies that divide society today, such as abortion, the death penalty, affirmative action, sexism, war and peace. Emphasis is on identifying the relevant values and moral principles underlying competing views and subjecting them to rational assessment.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 101 Section 01 81299 1 Lecture 30/0 MWF DH110 0900AM-0950AM Carboni,Joshua GE AREA D,S,WI,Y

PHIL 102 - Prof and Public Service Ethics (3 Units)

Prepares students planning careers in professional practice or public service to identify, understand, and resolve ethical problems. Includes examinations of (i) ethical theory, rights and duties, virtue ethics, utilitarian ethics, social contract theory, and role morality; (ii) the philosophical underpinnings of professional codes of conduct, regulations, and norms of professional and public service practices; (iii) moral reasoning and argumentation; (iv) the relation between ethical judgement and action; (v) the relation between professional practice, public service, and democratic principles.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 102 Section 01 81288 1 Lecture 15/3 WEBONLINE - Choe-Smith,Chong AB386,ECOM-16,FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for PHIL 102 Section 02 86364 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Choe-Smith,Chong AB386,FL,HUM (C2)
90 book for PHIL 102 Section 90 86380 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Choe-Smith,Chong ECOM-16,FL,HUM (C2)

PHIL 103 - Business+Computer Ethics (3 Units)

Analytical treatment of controversial moral issues which emerge in the business world, e.g., affirmative action, corporate responsibility, the global economy, industry and environmental damage, social effects of advertising, the computer threat to personal privacy, ownership of computer programs. Discussion will focus on basic moral principles and concepts relevant to these issues.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 103 Section 01 80988 1 Lecture 180/0 WEBONLINE - Swan,Kyle S FL,GE AREA D
02 book for PHIL 103 Section 02 81317 1 Lecture 40/0 MWF DH110 1000AM-1050AM Swan,Kyle S GE AREA D

PHIL 104 - Bioethics (3 Units)

Ethical dilemmas faced by professionals and patients in the field of medicine, e.g., patient self-determination and informed consent, discrimination in health care, euthanasia, abortion, surrogate motherhood, genetic modification, and rights to health care. Emphasis is on the well-reasoned application of general moral principles to practical medical decisions.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 104 Section 01 80989 1 Lecture 120/0 WEBONLINE - DiSilvestro,Russell C FL,GE AREA D
02 book for PHIL 104 Section 02 86168 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND3009 0900AM-1015AM Pelletti,Mike GE AREA D

PHIL 105 - Science+Human Values (3 Units)

Examination of the values implicit in a scientific culture and the problems that arise as a commitment to the development of scientific knowledge and technology. These problems include: distinguishing good scientific practice from bad; the intrinsic value of scientific knowledge independent of its benefits in application; the proper and improper applications of scientific knowledge.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 105 Section 01 81294 1 Lecture 30/2 MWF MND3009 0900AM-0950AM Ayala-Lopez,Saray GE AREA D,WI
02 book for PHIL 105 Section 02 86145 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Ayala-Lopez,Saray GE AREA D,WI
03 book for PHIL 105 Section 03 86146 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Ayala-Lopez,Saray GE AREA D,WI

PHIL 112 - History Of Ethics (3 Units)

Investigation of the main approaches to ethics in Western moral philosophy. Emphasis on Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill.

Prerequisite:GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 112 Section 01 81295 1 Lecture 30/0 TR DH208 1030AM-1145AM Denman,David S HUM (C2),WI
02 book for PHIL 112 Section 02 86147 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Denman,David S AB386,FL,HUM (C2),WI
03 book for PHIL 112 Section 03 86169 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Denman,David S AB386,FL,HUM (C2),WI

PHIL 117 - Existentialism (3 Units)

Study of the problem of the existing individual, or inner self -- most especially the problem of choice in the context of radical freedom and finitude. Particular attention will be paid to the philosophical writings of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Sartre, through some major literary works of these figures and others (Camus, Dostoevsky) will also be considered.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHIL 117 Section 02 86167 1 Lecture 30/4 TR ALP148 0130PM-0245PM Warnes,Mathias HUM (C2),WI

PHIL 122 - Political Philosophy (3 Units)

A philosophical examination of the individual, the community, and rights; the conflict between individual rights and the common good; various conceptions of justice, equality, liberty and the public good; and the relationship of politics to ethics, economics, law; war and peace.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 122 Section 01 81330 1 Discussion 35/0 TR MND3009 1030AM-1145AM Park,John J HUM (C2)
02 book for PHIL 122 Section 02 86553 1 Discussion 35/1 TR DH110 0730AM-0845AM Park,John J HUM (C2)

PHIL 125 - Philosophy Of Science (3 Units)

Study of the philosophical problems that arise in the sciences: the nature of scientific reasoning, the limits and styles of explanation, identifying pseudoscience, values in science, unity and diversity of the sciences, and science's impact on our world view.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 125 Section 01 80041 1 Lecture 40/0 MW DH110 0130PM-0245PM Merriam,Garret A B5
02 book for PHIL 125 Section 02 80729 1 Lecture 120/36 WEBONLINE - Mayes,G. Randolph AB386,B5,FL
03 book for PHIL 125 Section 03 85764 1 Lecture 40/6 MW DH110 0300PM-0415PM Merriam,Garret A B5
05 book for PHIL 125 Section 05 86154 1 Lecture 40/1 TR DH110 0130PM-0245PM Merlino,Scott A B5

PHIL 127 - History of Ancient Philosophy (3 Units)

Examination of the origins of Western philosophy, with emphasis on the works of the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

Prerequisite: 3 units in Philosophy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 127 Section 01 81297 1 Lecture 25/0 MW MND3009 1200PM-0115PM Pyne,Thomas F

PHIL 128 - History of Modern Philosophy (3 Units)

Examination of the major developments in Western philosophy after the Middle Ages with emphasis on the period from Descartes to Kant.

Prerequisite: 3 units in Philosophy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 128 Section 01 81298 1 Lecture 25/0 TR DH110 1200PM-0115PM Corner,David

PHIL 131 - Philosophy Of Religion (3 Units)

Introduction to philosophical theology, the philosophical study of religious assertions, arguments, and beliefs: the existence and nature of God; the rationality of religious belief; the relation of faith to reason; the problem of evil; immortality and resurrection; the possibility of miracles; the meaning of religious language. Includes both traditional and contemporary approaches.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 131 Section 01 80954 1 Lecture 40/6 TR MND3009 0530PM-0645PM Carey,Brandon P HUM (C2)
02 book for PHIL 131 Section 02 80993 1 Lecture 180/0 WEBONLINE - Merlino,Scott A AB386,FL,HUM (C2)

PHIL 136 - Philosophy Of Art (3 Units)

Inquiry into the nature of art, beauty and criticism, with critical consideration of representative theories.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 136 Section 01 80949 1 Lecture 40/1 TR MND3009 1200PM-0115PM Warnes,Mathias ARTS (C1)

PHIL 145A - Chinese Philosophy (3 Units)

Survey of the major philosophical traditions of China and Japan, focusing on concepts of nature, man, society, freedom and knowledge. Special attention will be given to Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and recent philosophical movements. Taught alternate semesters with PHIL 145B.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 145A Section 01 86361 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Corner,David FL,HUM (C2),WI

PHIL 154 - Philosophy Of Language (3 Units)

Study of philosophical issues concerning language: theories of the nature of linguistic meaning, in particular those involving the concepts of sense, reference, truth conditions, intention, convention, speech act, and force. Topics include the relation between meaning and reference to objects, and between meaning and mental processes. Emphasis on contemporary views, including views on the promise of a theory of language to shed light on fundamental philosophical problems in metaphysics and the philosophy of mind.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 154 Section 01 81331 1 Discussion 30/7 TR DH110 0300PM-0415PM Corner,David

PHIL 155 - Philosophy Of Law (3 Units)

Theories of the nature of law, e.g., natural law, legal positivism, legal realism. Selected controversies in contemporary law will also be studied, such as the justification of punishment, the legislation of morality, judicial activism vs. judicial restraint.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 155 Section 01 81296 1 Lecture 30/0 MW MND3009 0130PM-0245PM Carey,Brandon P

PHIL 160 - Deductive Logic II (3 Units)

Further study of deductive logic. Topics include: principles of inference for quantified predicate logic; connectives; quantifiers; relations; sets; modality; properties of formal logical systems, e.g. consistency and completeness; and interpretations of deductive systems in mathematics, science, and ordinary language.

Prerequisite: CSC 28 or PHIL 60 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 160 Section 01 81332 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND3009 0130PM-0245PM Mayes,G. Randolph

PHIL 180 - Knowledge and Understanding (3 Units)

Examines the concept of knowledge. Representative topics include: the role of sense perception and memory, the importance of certainty, the justification of belief, philosophical skepticism, the concept of truth and the nature of philosophical inquiry. Emphasis is on contemporary formulations.

Prerequisite: 6 units in philosophy or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 180 Section 01 81300 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND3009 0300PM-0415PM Carey,Brandon P

PHIL 181 - Metaphysics (3 Units)

Examines arguments concerning the nature of reality. Representative topics include: substance, space, time, God, free will, determinism, identity, universals. Emphasis is on contemporary formulations.

Prerequisite: 6 units in philosophy or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 181 Section 01 81076 1 Seminar 25/0 MW DH208 0130PM-0245PM Pyne,Thomas F

PHIL 189 - Senior Seminar Philosophy (1 Units)

A required capstone experience in the philosophy major. The course involves: completion of a senior essay under direction of a faculty member; preparation for knowledge and skills examination; submission of written critiques for three public events in philosophy; completion of departmental assessment questionnaire.

Prerequisite: Philosophy majors (any concentration), 21 upper-division units in Philosophy, and graduating semester; or instructor permission.

Corequisite: Philosophy major (any concentration) and graduating semester; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 189 Section 01 80547 1 Seminar 20/9 F DH110 1200PM-1250PM Mayes,G. Randolph

PHIL 192B - Topics in Bioethics (3 Units)

Advanced in-depth study of an ethical dilemma faced by professionals and patients in the field of medicine, such as patient self-determination and informed consent, discrimination in health care, euthanasia, abortion, surrogate motherhood, genetic modification, or rights of health care.

Prerequisite: 6 units of Philosophy or instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 192B Section 01 86151 1 Seminar 25/10 MW DH110 1200PM-0115PM Choe-Smith,Chong

PHIL 192L - Topics in Phil Language (3 Units)

Advanced topics in the philosophy of language. Topics may include: sense and reference, meaning and force, intentions vs. conventions, conditions for sameness of sense, conditions for successful reference, propositional content, indexical and demonstrative reference, and the semantics of propositional attitude and perceptual reports, linguistic pragmatics.

Prerequisite: 6 units in philosophy or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHIL 192L Section 01 86148 1 Seminar 25/21 MWF DH209 1100AM-1150AM Ayala-Lopez,Saray

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Class Attribute Codes

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

AB386 - On Line

ARTS (C1) - Arts (Area C1)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

CL 59 - CL 59

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

ECOM-16 - EC16

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HUM (C2) - Humanities (Area C2)

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

LCOM-32 - LCom 32-Transitions:Reading,Writing,& University I

OL - Online

S - Service Learning Course S4

WA - Web Assisted

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Y - Teacher Credential Program Course

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/27/2018 to 12/07/2018)