Philosophy department of philosophy



Download 62.33 Kb.
Date conversion25.05.2016
Size62.33 Kb.

2013-2014 Calendar Proof


PHILOSOPHY

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY



General Office:

Carleton Hall, Room 209

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy,
University of New Brunswick,
P.O. Box 4400,
Fredericton, N.B., Canada, E3B 5A3

Phone:

(506) 453-4762

Fax:

(506) 447-3072

Email:

phil@unb.ca

Website:

http://www.unbf.ca/arts/Phil/

FACULTY

  • Ahern, Daniel, BA (STU), MA (UNB), PhD (Guelph-McMaster), Prof – 1999

  • Frooman, Jeffrey, BS, BA (Illinois), MBA (Michigan), MA, PhD (Pittsburgh), Assoc. Prof - 2000.

  • Larmer, Robert A., BA (Car), MA, PhD (Ott), Prof - 1986

  • Weed, Jennifer Hart, B.Sc (UWO), PhD (SLU), Assoc Prof - 2008

  • Weed, Ronald, BA (BC), MA (UT), MTS (Regis), PhD (SLU), Assoc Prof - 2008

General Information

Prerequisites

Any course in Philosophy may be taken in any year, provided that the prerequisites for the course have been met, and subject to the regulations of the student's degree program. The following list gives the general prerequisites for Philosophy courses at each level:



1000 Courses:

General introductory courses.

2000 Courses:

Courses in specific areas of the subject. They are usually taken by people who have already done some philosophy. They have no formal prerequisites, and are often taken by students beginning the subject who have some special interest or other reason for taking them. They may be taken by first year students.

3000 Courses:

Generally open to students in the second year of their studies or above, or others with the permission of the instructor.

4000 Courses:

6 ch in Philosophy, or the permission of the instructor, is prerequisite.

Minors, Majors and Honours

Minors

The following Minors programs in Philosophy may be taken by students in any degree program. A grade of C or better is required in each course.



  1. A Minor in Philosophy will consist of two 1000 level courses and any other 18 ch in Philosophy.



  1. A Minor in Ethics will consist of two 1000 level courses and 18 credit hours from PHIL 2203 , PHIL 2204 , PHIL 2206 , PHIL 3201 , PHIL 3202 , PHIL 3203 , PHIL 3211–19 PHIL 3221-29.



  1. A Minor in the History of Philosophy will consist of PHIL 1301 , PHIL 1302 , and 18 ch chosen from PHIL 3301 , PHIL 3302 , PHIL 3303 , PHIL 3304 , PHIL 3306, PHIL 3311, PHIL 3312, PHIL 3313, PHIL 3314, PHIL 3315, PHIL 3316, PHIL 3317, PHIL 3318, PHIL 3321-29, PHIL 3331, PHIL 4301, PHIL 4311. Certain courses in the Department of Classics and Ancient History and in the Department of Philosophy at STU may also be included with the approval of this Department.

Minor in Ancient Philosophy

Students may minor in Ancient Philosophy by completing 24 ch of courses offered by the Department of Classics & Ancient History and the Department of Philosophy. For Classics (CLAS) departmental course descriptions, please consult that department’s calendar listing.

Students are required to complete 24ch as follows:


  1. 6 ch of introductory philosophy chosen from PHIL 1101 , PHIL 1201 , PHIL 1301 , PHIL 1302 , PHIL 2204 .



  1. 6 ch of ancient language: GRK 1203 / 1213 or LAT 1103 / 1113 or any other 6ch of Greek and/or Latin



  1. 6 ch of advanced philosophy courses, including at least one of PHIL 3301 , PHIL 3302 , PHIL 3305 , PHIL 3306 , PHIL 3311 .



  1. 6 ch of advanced classics (CLAS) courses, including at least one of CLAS 3703 , CLAS 3723 and CLAS 3733

Majors

Students in the BA degree program who wish to take a Major in Philosophy, either singly or with some other subject, should consult with the Major/Honour advisor of the Philosophy Department.



  • Single Major: A Major in Philosophy will consist of PHIL 1301 , PHIL 1302 , at least one of PHIL 1101 or PHIL 3101 , and 27 credit hours of advanced courses (3000 and above). At least one course from each of the three streams of ethics, history of philosophy and metaphysics/epistemology must be taken while attaining a minimum grade of C in all philosophy courses.

  • Double Major: as for Single Major.

Students qualifying for a degree other than the BA, who meet the above requirements for a Major in Philosophy may request the Registrar to note this fact on their transcript.

Honours

Students in the BA degree program who wish to take Honours in Philosophy must consult with the Major/Honours advisor of the Philosophy Department.



  • Single Honours: Students taking Honours in Philosophy must complete at least 48 credit hours in Philosophy. The student’s program must include PHIL 1301 and PHIL 1302 , at least one of PHIL 1101 or PHIL 3101 (Honours students are strongly encouraged to take 3101), and 36 credit hours in advanced courses in Philosophy. At least one course from each of the four streams of logic, ethics, history of philosophy and metaphysics/epistemology must be taken. With the approval of the Department, up to 12 ch in related courses in other departments may be counted as credit hours in Philosophy. Students must obtain a grade of B in all courses counting as fulfilling their Honours requirements in Philosophy.

  • Joint Honours: PHIL 1301 and PHIL 1302 and 24 credit hours in advanced courses in Philosophy. At least one course from each of the four streams of logic, ethics, history of philosophy and metaphysics/epistemology must be taken. With the approval of the Department, up to 12 ch in related courses in other departments may be counted as credit hours in Philosophy.

a. Courses in Logic

PHIL 1101

Critical Thinking

PHIL 3101




Introduction to Symbolic Logic

b. Courses in Ethics or Social Philosophy

PHIL 1201

Ethics of Life and Death

PHIL 2201

Autonomy, Value and Well Being: An Introduction to Ethical Theory

PHIL 2203

Business Ethics

PHIL 2204

Introduction to Contemporary Issues in Philosophy of Law

PHIL 2206

Environmental Ethics

PHIL 3201

Philosophy of Technology

PHIL 3202

Philosophical Foundations of Feminism

PHIL 3203

Health Care Ethics

PHIL 3211–19

Selected Topics in Ethical Theory

PHIL 3221-29

Selected Topics in Environmental Philosophy

PHIL 3251

Advanced Business Ethics

c. Courses in the History of Philosophy

PHIL 1301

Introduction to the History of Philosophy I

PHIL 1302

Introduction to the History of Philosophy II

PHIL 3301

Early Greek Philosophy







PHIL 3302

Later Greek Philosophy

PHIL 3303

Modern Philosophy I

PHIL 3304

Modern Philosophy II

PHIL 3305

Capitalism Vs. Communism

PHIL 3306

Introduction to 19th and 20th Century Existential Philosophy

PHIL 3308
PHIL 3311

Plato’s Republic
Nietzsche on Socrates’ Death-Wish

PHIL 3312

Infinity: Emmanuel Levinas' Encounter with the Other

PHIL 3313

Reason Vs. Faith: The Philosophy of Kierkegaard

PHIL 3314

Nietzsche's Faith and Critique of Christianity

PHIL 3315

20th Century Women Philosophers

PHIL 3316

Michel Foucault on Sexuality and the Self

PHIL 3317

Jean-Paul Sartre's Philosophy of Freedom

PHIL 3318

Martin Heidegger's Destruction of Philosophy

PHIL 3321-29

Selected Topics in Ancient Greek Philosophy

PHIL 3331

Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

PHIL 4053

Introduction to the Philosophy of Kant

PHIL 4311

Nietzsche's Zarathustra

d. Courses in Metaphysics and Epistemology

PHIL 1401

God, Mind and Freedom

PHIL 3401–09

Selected Topics in Metaphysics

PHIL 3411–19

Selected Topics in Epistemology

PHIL 3421

Philosophy of Mind

PHIL 3422

Philosophy of Science

PHIL 3423

Knowledge and Reality

PHIL 3424

Language and Reality

PHIL 3431

Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 4432

Science vs God?

PHIL 4433

The Concept of Miracle

PHIL 4434

Edmund Husserl's Pure Phenomenology

e. Courses in Aesthetics

PHIL 1501

Monsters and Philosophy

PHIL 2501

Philosophy and Film

f. Courses in Political Philosophy

PHIL 3601 Liberalism and Its Critics



PHIL 3602 The Philosophy of Richard Rorty

Honours students should also note the standards required for ranking Honours degrees. These are stated in the regulations for the Bachelor of Arts degree.



Credit Courses from Cognate Disciplines

The Department of Philosophy will accept as credit courses in ancient philosophy, CLAS 3703 , CLAS 3723 , CLAS 3733 . It will also accept for philosophy credit courses, KIN 3093 , KIN 4192 , KIN 4193 , POLS 3410 , POLS 3483 .



Certificate in Ethics

The certificate in Ethics will provide students with the opportunity to gain a university-level credential in theoretical and applied ethics.

1. Required Courses:

The Certificate will require the successful completion (with a grade of B-or higher) of six (6) courses, totalling eighteen credit hours, which shall include the following:



  1. three (3) core courses, including PHIL 1101 Critical Thinking, a 2000-level course in Ethical Theory, and a breadth of requirement drawn from a Certificate area of concentration in applied ethics that is NOT being pursued by the student.

  2. three (3) elective courses in the student's area of concentration, including one (1) 3000-level course.

(For a list of possible courses see below).

  1. with the added proviso that students cannot take more than two (2) elective courses from the student's own home department.

The coursework shall be approved by the Department of Philosophy.

To be awarded the Certificate, a minimum of nine (9) hours must be completed at UNB. Subject to approval by the Dean of Arts, a maximum of nine (9) credit hours (or the equivalent) of comparable coursework may be transferred from another recognized post-secondary institution. Credit will not normally be awarded for those courses completed more than five years prior to student’s return to university study, in accordance with the norms already in place by the Registrar’s office .



2. Possible Courses

ADM 3875

Labour Relations

ANTH 4024

Anthropology and Ethics

ECON 3202

Introduction to Public Finance

ENGG 4013

Law and Ethics for Engineers

ENR 1001

Resource Management Issues, Ethics and CommunicationI

ENR 1002

Resource Management Issues, Ethics and Communications

ENR 2021

Natural Resource Management, Institutions, Policy and Government

ENVS 2023

Understanding Environmental Issues

FOR 2933

Bioethics in Forestry

FOR 2946

Bioethics, Emotional Intelligance, and the Nature of Spirituality

KIN 3093

Introduction to the Ethics of Sport & Recreation

KIN 4093

Seminar on Health Care Ethics

KIN 4192

Professionalism and Ethics in the Research Environment

NURS 3834

Reflective Ethical Practice

NURS 4118

Professional Ethics

PHIL 1201

Ethics of Life and Death




PHIL 2203

PHIL2201 Autonomy, Value and Well Being: An Introduction to Ethical Theory

Business Ethics




PHIL 2206

Environmental Ethics

PHIL 3203

Health Care Ethics

PHIL 3211-19

Selected Topics in Ethical Theory

PHIL 3221-29

Selected Topics in Environmental Philosophy

PHIL 3251

Advanced Business Ethics

PHIL 1403

Contemporary Political Ideas and Ideologies

POLS 1503

Law, Power and Politics

POLS 1603

Politics of Globalization

POLS 2503

Women & Politics

POLS 3103

Right in Conflict in North America

POLS 3715

Critique of Alienation in Social & Political Thought

POLS 3415

Liberalism

POLS 3433

Feminist Issues in Political Thought

POLS 3463

Eros & Leadership

SOCS 3004

Theoretical Foundations of Sociology

SOC 4623

Human Rights

SOC 2365

Sociology of Death and Dying

SOC 4273

Disability and Social Policy

SOC 3623

White Collar Crime

SOC 3371

The Institution of Health Care

SOC 3533

Sociology and the Environment

SOC 4513

Inequality and Social Justice

SOC 3636

Restorative Justice

SOC 3635

Conflict Resolution

Graduate Study in Philosophy at UNB

To be accepted as a candidate for the degree of MA in Philosophy, applicants will normally be expected to have a letter grade average of at least B in a minimum of 42 credit hours in Philosophy (or equivalent, e.g. a 70% average in seven full courses in Philosophy). Applicants with an average of less than B or fewer than 42 credit hours in Philosophy may be admitted conditionally as graduate students for a qualifying year. Further details may be found in the Calendar of the School of Graduate Studies



| Page



The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2016
send message

    Main page