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Philosophy Courses Spring 2017

The following courses will be offered in Spring 2017:

Status Course /
CRN & Sec.
Title /
Days & Time
Room Credits /
Instructor
PHIL 100 Srch:Phil through Literature 3.0
Study Area I
Open 41458   01 TR 12:15 PM-1:30 PM MS 117 Abel P. Iannone (P)
Open 41457   02 TR 1:40 PM-2:55 PM MS 117 Abel P. Iannone (P)
PHIL 112 Introduction to Philosophy 3.0
Study Area I
Closed 41459   01 TR 8:00 AM-9:15 AM MS 101 Cameron Brewer (P)
Closed 41460   02 MW 8:00 AM-9:15 AM MS 101 Mathew A Foust (P)
Closed 41461   03 MW 3:05 PM-4:20 PM MS 117 Carol N. Johnson (P)
Open 41462   04 TR 3:05 PM-4:20 PM MS 117 William R. Sokolowski (P)
PHIL 144 Moral Issues 3.0
Study Area I
Closed 41463   01 MW 10:50 AM-12:05 PM SSH 309 Carol N. Johnson (P)
Closed 41464   02 MW 9:25 AM-10:40 AM MS 117 Audra L. King (P)
Open 41465   03 MW 8:00 AM-9:15 AM MS 216 Shawn L. Council (P)
Closed 41466   04 MW 8:00 AM-9:15 AM MS 117 Audra L. King (P)
Closed 41467   05 TR 9:25 AM-10:40 AM SSH 105 Audra L. King (P)
Closed 42491   06 TR 12:15 PM-1:30 PM MW LVR Felton O. Best (P)
Open 41468   70 S 10:50 AM-1:30 PM MS 117 David P. Makinster (P)
PHIL 221 Introduction to Modern Logic 3.0
Skill Area II.
Open 41469   01 TR 10:50 AM-12:05 PM MS 117 Abel P. Iannone (P)
Open 41470   02 MW 1:40 PM-2:55 PM MS 117 Sarah Ann Stebbins (P)
Open 41471   03 MW 12:15 PM-1:30 PM MS 117 Sarah Ann Stebbins (P)
PHIL 230 Ancient Greek Philosophy 3.0
Open 41472   01 MW 1:40 PM-2:55 PM SSH 123 John H. Hurley (P)
PHIL 242 Ethical Problems in Technology 3.0
Open 41473   70 TR 4:30 PM-5:45 PM MS 204 Abel P. Iannone (P)
PHIL 243 Philosophy of Bioethics 3.0
Study Area I
Open 42544   01 TR 10:50 AM-12:05 PM SSH 123 Cameron Brewer (P)
PHIL 248 Philosophy of the Arts 3.0
Study Area I
Open 42546   01 MW 3:05 PM-4:20 PM SSH 123 John H. Hurley (P)
PHIL 250 Intro to Asian Philosophy 3.0
Study Area I [I]
Open 42545   01 TR 8:00 AM-9:15 AM MS 117 Mathew A Foust (P)
PHIL 255 Philosophy of Religion 3.0
Study Area I
Open 41475   01 TR 9:25 AM-10:40 AM MS 117 Mathew A Foust (P)
PHIL 330 Early Modern Philosophy 3.0
Open 41477   01 MW 12:15 PM-1:30 PM SSH 123 Cameron Brewer (P)
PHIL 344 Tpc:Philosophy Social Justice 3.0
Study Area I
Open 41478   01 TR 12:15 PM-1:30 PM SSH 123 Audra L. King (P)
PHIL 400 Sr Smnr:Bertrand Russell 3.0
Prereq.: PHIL 310 or permission of instructor.
Open 41479   70 TR 4:30 PM-5:45 PM MS 117 David S. Blitz (P)
The course will examine the development of Bertrand Russell’s thinking, both as an academic philosopher focused on logic and language, and as a public intellectual focused on war and peace. Students will examine published writings, archival material, and audio-visual recordings made by Russell. The course is also open to majors in political science, history or mathematics who are interested in particular aspects of Russell’s work. The Annual Russell Society meeting will be held at CCSU in May 2017,and students may present their work at poster or presentation sessions.

Philosophy and Society Cirlce Conference at CCSU, Oct. 6 – 7, 2016

The CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle will present six lectures Thurs, Oct 6 – Fri, Oct. 7 on the topic:
The Arts, Sciences and Humanities in the Digital World:

First Day: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Place: Student Center 13 SC 1849 220

  • 10:30-11:15am: Dr. Robert Paul Churchill, Elton Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University,
    “Dispossession, Wonder, and the Self in the Digital Age: Can You Be Who You Want to Be?”
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Dr. Rocci Luppicini, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Technoethics and Member, Institute for Science, Society and Policy,
    De-marginalizing Ethical Inquiry For Our Evolving Technological Society”
  • 2:00-2:45pm: Dr. David Blitz, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Honors Program Central Connecticut State University,
    “Information Technology and Three Thinkers: Darwin, Russell and Bunge”
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm; Alejandra Emilia Iannone , Minnesota Dance Theater & The Dance Institute,
    “You Tube University”

Second Day: Friday, October 7, 2016 – Place: Marcus White Hall Living Room (2nd floor)

  • 10:30-11:15am: Dr. Gabriel R. Ricci, Associate Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College,
    “Technology and the Recovery of the Epicurean library at Herculaneum”
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: A. Pablo Iannone, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Central Connecticut State University,
    “The Appreciation of Cultural Expressions in the Digital World”

For additional information please call the CCSU Department of Philosophy (860) 832-2915

 

Debby Sokolowski joins Department as Secretary

Debby Sokolowski has joined the Philosophy Department as full time secretary. She previously worked in the School of Graduate Studies. She replaces Phyllis Washington, who has retired after years of service to the department. We’re pleased to add Debby to our Philosophy community! Contact her for questions or assistance on matters concerning the Philosophy Department, Religious Studies, African-American Studies, Peace Studies, or the Honors Program. Debby’s office hours are MTWRF 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. She can be reached at 860-832-2915 or email: debra.sokolowski@ccsu.edu.

Philosophy Now magazine

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Philosophy Now is a magazine published in London which features articles directed at students, faculty and the general public interested in philosophy. It has topical articles about recent developments and personalities in philosophy, as well as interviews, letters, and reviews. The link is Philosophy Now. It is of particular interest to majors and minors in philosophy, for whom it is especially recommended.

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300 and 200 level Philosophy courses for Fall 2016

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CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle

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Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Click on the following link for a list of classes and sections for Philosophy, Fall 2015: Continue reading Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought held at CCSU

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Classes for Spring 2015

Click on the link below for the list of courses, sections, days/times and faculty for Spring 2015 Phlosophy offerings: Continue reading Classes for Spring 2015

Why Major in Philosophy

Here is a document with links to various sites that explain the value of philosophy, both intellectually and as a career: Why Major in Philosophy