Spring 2015 WMU

Existentialist Philosophies (PHIL 3030)


A concentrated study of leading thinkers in modern philosophical existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Jaspers, Sartre, and Camus.
Credits: 3 hours
This course satisfies General Education Area II: Humanities.
3030 Syllabus Spring 2015
3030 Schedule Spring 2015

Philosophy / Public Affairs (PHIL 3140):
Nonhuman Personhood Ethics


A philosophical examination of principles and values underlying contemporary social issues. The course will focus on specific issues such as environmental concerns, animal rights, abortion, privacy, censorship, world hunger, economic justice, business ethics, violence, war, peace, and utopian ideals. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Credits: 3 hours
May be repeated for credit when topics vary. This course satisfies General Education Area II: Humanities.
3140 Syllabus Spring 2015

Race and Gender Issues (PHIL 3150)


A philosophical examination of principles and values underlying contemporary social issues involving race, gender, and related concepts. Topics include: identity, equality/inequality, equity, harassment, prejudice, discrimination, affirmative action.
Credits: 3 hours
This course satisfies General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues.
3150 Syllabus Spring 2015
3150 Schedule Spring 2015