Department of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

Charles A. Krecz


Senior LecturerPhD, University of Texas at Austin

Contact

  • Phone: 471-5642
  • Office: WAG 423
  • Office Hours: MW 12=1
  • Campus Mail Code: C3500

Interests


Metaphysical systems, Contemporary moral problems, process philosophy and pragmatism

Biography


Charles Krecz has published a number of articles in the fields of ontology and metaphysics.

Courses


PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42205-42230 • Fall 2016
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WAG 101

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42240-42265 • Fall 2016
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM CLA 0.130

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 325L • Business, Ethics, And Publ Pol

42470 • Fall 2016
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 302

This course is mainly an introduction to a number of ethical problems that arise in the world of business, including problems regarding economic justice, corporate responsibility, advertising, and consumer protection. We will consider general ethical theories as well as specific business ethical issues.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41475-41500 • Spring 2016
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WAG 101

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41505-41530 • Spring 2016
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WAG 101

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Phil And Pragmatism

41770 • Spring 2016
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 210

An examination of process philosophy, one of the major metaphysical movements of the twentieth century, including philosophers such as James, Dewey, and Whitehead.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41372-41377 • Fall 2015
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM GAR 0.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41360-41379 • Fall 2015
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WAG 201

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41660-41695 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:00PM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41615-41704 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 10:00AM-11:00AM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

42045 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM CLA 1.102

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42670-42710 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42715-42755 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 3:00PM-4:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

PHL 325L • Business, Ethics, And Publ Pol

43020 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM BUR 116

This course is mainly an introduction to a number of ethical problems that arise in the world of business, including problems regarding economic justice, corporate responsibility, advertising, and consumer protection. We will consider general ethical theories as well as specific business ethical issues.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

86735 • Summer 2014
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WEL 3.260

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of three great ethical theorists. We will be concerned with a number of fundamental ethical questions such as the nature of the good person, the nature of the good life, and criteria for determining moral obligation.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43070-43110 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 2.224

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43115-43140 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

43425 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM MEZ 1.102

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42815-42840 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 2.246

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42845-42870 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:00PM WEL 2.246

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 325L • Business, Ethics, And Publ Pol

43060 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM WEL 2.304

This course is mainly an introduction to a number of ethical problems that arise in the world of business, including problems regarding economic justice, corporate responsibility, advertising, and consumer protection. We will consider general ethical theories as well as specific business ethical issues.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87085 • Summer 2013
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42430-42480 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42485-42540 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

42800 • Spring 2013
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 308

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42305-42355 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 2.122

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42360-42415 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WEL 2.122

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S329L • Early Mod Phl: Descartes-Kant

87405 • Summer 2012
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM JGB 2.202

This course is a survey of modern philosophy. It covers Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. The class will be conducted in three lectures and one discussion session every week.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42275-42330 • Spring 2012
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42335-42390 • Spring 2012
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

42615 • Spring 2012
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 308

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42090-42145 • Fall 2011
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

TEXT: SOCIAL ETHICS, ed. by Mappes and Zembaty, McGraw-Hill, seventh edition.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. Attendance at discussion section is required. There will be four exams, each worth 20% of the grade. Discussion section will be graded and will count 20%. All exams take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances, make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for discussion section, grading exams and make-up exams.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42150-42200 • Fall 2011
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

TEXT: SOCIAL ETHICS, ed. by Mappes and Zembaty, McGraw-Hill, seventh edition.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. Attendance at discussion section is required. There will be four exams, each worth 20% of the grade. Discussion section will be graded and will count 20%. All exams take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances, make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for discussion section, grading exams and make-up exams.

PHL 325L • Business, Ethics, And Publ Pol

42505 • Fall 2011
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 302

This course is mainly an introduction to a number of ethical problems that arise in the world of business, including problems regarding economic justice, corporate responsibility, advertising, and consumer protection. We will consider general ethical theories as well as specific business ethical issues.

TEXT: ETHICAL THEORYAND BUSINESS, ed. by Beauchamp and Bowie, Prentice-Hall, Eighth Edition.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. There will be four exams, each worth 25% of the grade. All exams take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances, make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for grading exams and make-up exams.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87375-87385 • Summer 2011
Meets MTWTH 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of three great ethical theorists. We will be concerned with a number of fundamental ethical questions such as the nature of the good person, the nature of the good life, and criteria for determining moral obligation.

Grading Policy

1. You are responsible for all assigned reading, and attendance at lecture.

2. There will be three examinations, each counting for about one-third of your grade. The exams will be essay type or combination objective-essay type. There will be no comprehensive final; class participation will be used to decide borderline cases. Except in emergency situations, makeup exams will cost a full letter grade.

Texts

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, trans. Martin Ostwald,

Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals, trans. Paton

Mill, Utilitarianism

PHL 301 • Introduction To Philosophy

42595 • Spring 2011
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM WEL 1.316

An introduction to the basic problems of philosophy by way of an examination and discussion of the writings of some great philosophers.

TEXT: Classics of Western Philosophy, ed. by Steven M. Cahn, Hackett Publishing, 7TH EDITION ONLY.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. Attendance at discussion section is required. There
will be four exams, each worth 20% of the grade. Discussion section will be graded and will count 20%. All ex
take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances
make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for discussion section,
grading exams and make-up exams. The following will be strictly observed with no "bumping" up: A: 90-
B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: below 60.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42765-42810 • Spring 2011
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

TEXT: SOCIAL ETHICS, ed. by Mappes and Zembaty, McGraw-Hill, seventh edition.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. Attendance at discussion section is required. There will be four exams, each worth 20% of the grade. Discussion section will be graded and will count 20%. All exams take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances, make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for discussion section, grading exams and make-up exams.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42825-42880 • Spring 2011
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.

TEXT: SOCIAL ETHICS, ed. by Mappes and Zembaty, McGraw-Hill, seventh edition.

REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at lecture is required. Attendance at discussion section is required. There will be four exams, each worth 20% of the grade. Discussion section will be graded and will count 20%. All exams take place in the lecture classroom. There will be no comprehensive final. Except in extenuating circumstances, make-up exams will cost one full letter grade. Teaching assistants are responsible for discussion section, grading exams and make-up exams.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42130-42170 • Fall 2010
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 2.246

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42175-42215 • Fall 2010
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM GEA 105

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

86890-86900 • Summer 2010
Meets MTWTH 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42845-42900 • Spring 2010
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42905-42960 • Spring 2010
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

43240 • Spring 2010
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM WAG 302

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43035-43090 • Fall 2009
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43095-43150 • Fall 2009
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM BUR 106

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

86620 • Summer 2009
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 301 • Introduction To Philosophy

41900-41955 • Spring 2009
Meets TTH 12:30PM-1:30PM BUR 106

A survey of principal topics and problems in areas such as ethics, theory of knowledge, and philosophy of religion. 

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42030-42085 • Spring 2009
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42090-42145 • Spring 2009
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43100-43155 • Fall 2008
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43160-43215 • Fall 2008
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM BUR 106

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87935 • Summer 2008
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 301 • Introduction To Philosophy

42865 • Spring 2008
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 2.224

A survey of principal topics and problems in areas such as ethics, theory of knowledge, and philosophy of religion. 

PHL 301 • Introduction To Philosophy

42870 • Spring 2008
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM WCH 1.120

A survey of principal topics and problems in areas such as ethics, theory of knowledge, and philosophy of religion. 

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

43347 • Spring 2008
Meets MWF 2:00PM-3:00PM WAG 302

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43950-44025 • Fall 2007
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM BUR 106

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43875-44040 • Fall 2007
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87995-88005 • Summer 2007
Meets MTWTH 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42545-42640 • Spring 2007
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

42645-42740 • Spring 2007
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43520-43595 • Fall 2006
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

43680-43755 • Fall 2006
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87750 • Summer 2006
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41625-41680 • Spring 2006
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM CMA A2.320

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41685-41740 • Spring 2006
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM CMA A2.320

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41500-41535 • Fall 2005
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM BEL 328

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41580-41635 • Fall 2005
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87230 • Summer 2005
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

40195-40270 • Spring 2005
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM WEL 1.308

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

40275-40350 • Spring 2005
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM FAC 21

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

40735 • Spring 2005
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 208

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 301 • Introduction To Philosophy

41010 • Fall 2004
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM BEL 328

A survey of principal topics and problems in areas such as ethics, theory of knowledge, and philosophy of religion. 

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41070-41145 • Fall 2004
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM BEL 328

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

41150-41225 • Fall 2004
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM FAC 21

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87170 • Summer 2004
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38675-38750 • Spring 2004
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM WEL 1.308

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38755-38830 • Spring 2004
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM FAC 21

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

39300 • Spring 2004
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM WAG 302

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 303 • Human Nature

39455 • Fall 2003
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM WEL 2.246

Theories of human nature, such as those of Plato, Christianity, Marxism, and existentialism. Modern phsychological and biological theories are included, as the interplay of nature and nurture in determining human conduct is explored. 

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39535-39570 • Fall 2003
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39575-39670 • Fall 2003
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM BAT 7

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87245 • Summer 2003
Meets MTWTHF 10:00AM-11:30AM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38770-38805 • Spring 2003
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM WEL 2.246

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38850-38885 • Spring 2003
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM GSB 2.124

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 365 • Process Philos And Pragmatism

39465 • Spring 2003
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM RAS 310

Topic 2: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Topic 5: Contemporary American Social Theory

Topic 6: Process Philosophy and Pragmatism

PHL 303 • Human Nature

39245-39280 • Fall 2002
Meets MW 3:00PM-4:00PM GSB 2.124

Theories of human nature, such as those of Plato, Christianity, Marxism, and existentialism. Modern phsychological and biological theories are included, as the interplay of nature and nurture in determining human conduct is explored. 

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39365-39420 • Fall 2002
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM BAT 7

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39425-39480 • Fall 2002
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM BAT 7

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL S318 • Introduction To Ethics

87410 • Summer 2002
Meets MTWTHF 11:30AM-1:00PM WAG 302

This course will consider several major ethical theories in the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions as guides to practical living.  The primary question to be addressed is:  What is the good life for human beings, in theory and in practice?

 

This course carries the Ethics and Leadership flag. Ethics and Leadership courses are designed to equip you with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38590-38640 • Spring 2002
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM BAT 7

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38650-38705 • Spring 2002
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WCH 1.120

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39685-39740 • Fall 2001
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39865-39902 • Fall 2001
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 310 • Knowledge And Reality

39950-39965 • Fall 2001
Meets MW 9:00AM-10:00AM BUR 212

This course is an advanced introduction to philosophical issues concerning the nature of
belief, truth, and knowledge with an emphasis on the latter. Topics to be discussed include,
but are not limited to, the following:
• What is knowledge? For example, what is the difference between knowledge and
mere true belief?
• What are the basic sources of knowledge (i.e., perception, memory, testimony of
others)?
• Why, if at all, should we value the acquisition of knowledge?
• Is it really possible to know anything at all?

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38525-38580 • Spring 2001
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM JES A121A

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

38585-38640 • Spring 2001
Meets MW 3:00PM-4:00PM WEL 1.308

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39280-39335 • Fall 2000
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM ART 1.102

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

39340-39375 • Fall 2000
Meets MW 12:00PM-1:00PM GSB 2.124

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems

37900-37955 • Spring 2000
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM WEL 1.316

An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, pornography and hate speech.

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