Philosophy (PHIL)

Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 550  Introduction to Philosophy of Religion  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will acquaint the student with the central issues in the philosophy of religion. These include topics such as the status of revelation, the existence of God, the problem of evil, and religious language.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 565  Modern Philosophy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course provides an overview of ideas, concepts, problems, movements, and individuals in the various phases of the history of modern philosophy. Attention is paid to primary texts and classical and contemporary secondary literature.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 575  Contemporary Philosophy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course focuses on topics, movements, and specific individuals in the field of philosophy from the twentieth century to the present. Special emphasis is placed on the critical evaluation of recent articles and/or monographs.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 597  Seminar in Philosophy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

PHIL 597 - Seminar in Philosophy (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

PHIL 605  The Existence of God  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An investigation and critique of the major arguments for God's existence from Plato to the present, and a discussion of their relation to theology and in particular, God's attributes.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 615  The Problem of Evil  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An examination of how the problem of evil arises along with some of the major historical and contemporary solutions. The course attempts to evaluate the current status of the debate and to construct a theodicy which is both theologically and philosophically acceptable.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 620  Philosophy of Language  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A course designed to acquaint the student with the philosophical debate over the uses, methods, and structures of verbal and textual language, with special emphasis on the meaningfulness and factual significance of theological discourse. Primary focus will be the debate in contemporary discussions.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 625  Classic and Religious Epistemology  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course investigates and critiques the major philosophical explanations of knowledge and their specific application to God, revelation, and religious experience.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 680  Research Methods  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Bibliography and thesis research. Emphasis will be given to the formulation of the topic and thesis proposal.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 689  Thesis Project Proposal and Research  3 Credit Hour(s)  

PHIL 689 - Thesis Project Proposal and Research (3 hours)

Offered: Resident

PHIL 690  Thesis Defense  3 Credit Hour(s)  

PHIL 690 - Thesis Defense (3 hours)

Offered: Resident

PHIL 695  Directed Research in Philosophy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Designed for the advanced student in good standing who has demonstrated an ability to work independently. The student will work with the instructor in developing a proposal for guided research in a specified area of philosophy.

Offered: Resident

PHIL 697  Seminar in Philosophy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An intensive study in a specific subject of philosophy. This course allows variation in the approach and content of the regular curriculum and often will be used by visiting professors.

Offered: Resident

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