Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2020 / Philosophy

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 1A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Philosophy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Tal, Eyal View Books
PHIL 6A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Symbolic Logic
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
TBD Tal, Eyal View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 113B 1
Syllabus
Aesthetics: Painting, Photography, and Film
[ ca hum wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Teuber, Andreas View Books
PHIL 114B 1 Topics in Ethical Theory
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2020: Metaethics.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Metaethics:
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 126A 1
Syllabus
What Does it Mean to be a Global Citizen?
[ hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Teuber, Andreas View Books
PHIL 128B 1 Philosophy of Race and Gender
[ deis-us hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center110
Smiley, Marion View Books
PHIL 131A 1 Philosophy of Mind
[ dl hum wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Sethi, Umrao View Books
PHIL 131A 2 Philosophy of Mind
[ dl hum wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1A
M,W 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Sethi, Umrao View Books
PHIL 136A 1 Personal Identity
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 137A 1
Syllabus
Nature or Nurture? The Innateness Controversy
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Satisfies the history of philosophy or the metaphysics and epistemology requirement for the Philosophy major in fall 2020 only.
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Samet, Jerry View Books
 

PHIL Group 1: Moral, Social and Political Philosophy Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 114B 1 Topics in Ethical Theory
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2020: Metaethics.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Metaethics:
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 126A 1
Syllabus
What Does it Mean to be a Global Citizen?
[ hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Teuber, Andreas View Books
PHIL 128B 1 Philosophy of Race and Gender
[ deis-us hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center110
Smiley, Marion View Books
 

PHIL Group 2: Metaphysics and Epistemology Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 131A 1 Philosophy of Mind
[ dl hum wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Sethi, Umrao View Books
PHIL 131A 2 Philosophy of Mind
[ dl hum wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1A
M,W 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Sethi, Umrao View Books
PHIL 136A 1 Personal Identity
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 137A 1
Syllabus
Nature or Nurture? The Innateness Controversy
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Satisfies the history of philosophy or the metaphysics and epistemology requirement for the Philosophy major in fall 2020 only.
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Samet, Jerry View Books
 

PHIL Group 3: History of Philosophy Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 137A 1
Syllabus
Nature or Nurture? The Innateness Controversy
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Satisfies the history of philosophy or the metaphysics and epistemology requirement for the Philosophy major in fall 2020 only.
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Samet, Jerry View Books
 

PHIL Group 4: Logic Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
PHIL 6A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Symbolic Logic
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
TBD Tal, Eyal View Books
 

Cross-Listed in Philosophy

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HUM/UWS 1A 1
Syllabus
Tragedy: Love and Death in the Creative Imagination
[ hum uws ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Does not participate in the University Writing Seminar (UWS) selection process.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment limited to Humanities Fellows.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1A
M,W 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Golding Judaica Center110
Burt, John
Dowden, Stephen
View Books