Course Descriptions

Philosophy

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic (3)

Matthew Wion

mwion@sandiego.edu 

CRN 2 Limit 32
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F 
1 - 3:40 p.m. 
KIPJ-219

The study of arguments, including basic principles of traditional logic together with an introduction to modern sentential logic. Topics include recognizing arguments, premises, conclusions, induction and deduction, fallacies, categorical syllogisms, and sentential inference forms. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy (3)

Tyler Hower

hower@sandiego.edu 

CRN 3 Limit 32
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F       
9 – 11:40 a.m.  
KIPJ-219               
               
A basic orientation course treating the principal problems of philosophy, such as knowledge, human nature, values, nature, God, etc. A historical approach may also be used as a means of further clarification of the topics being discussed. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

PHIL 330-01 Ethics (3)

Michael Kelly

michaelkelly@sandiego.edu

CRN 5 Limit 25
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F    
9 – 11:40 a.m.            
KIPJ-214
                       
A general study of principles or standards for judging individual and social conduct, focusing on major thinkers and philosophical issues in normative ethics, and the application of moral judgment to social or problem areas in human conduct. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

PHIL 331 Biomedical Ethics (3)

Gary Jones

garyj@sandiego.edu

CRN 7 Limit 30
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F
1 – 3:40 p.m.
KIPJ-223A

A systematic examination of ethical principles as they apply to issues in medicine and scientific research, that is: mercy killing; abortion; experimentation on human subjects; allocation of scarce medical resources; organ transplants; and behavior modification. Moral obligations connected with the roles of nurse, doctor, etc., will receive special attention. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.