Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Philosophy B.A.

Course Requirements

Logic

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 205Introduction to Logic

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

PHIL 305Intermediate Logic

4

Spring (even years).

History

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 351Plato, Aristotle, and Greek Philosophy

4

Fall.
PHIL 356Descartes, Hume, Kant and Modern Philosophy

4

Spring.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 300American Philosophy

3

As needed.
PHIL 353Epicureans, Stoics, Skeptics and Hellenistic Philosophy

3

Spring (even years).
PHIL 355Augustine, Aquinas and Medieval Philosophy

3

As needed.
PHIL 357Hegel, Nietzsche and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

3

Fall (even years).
PHIL 358Existentialism and Phenomenological Philosophy

3

Spring (odd years).
PHIL 359Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy

3

Fall (odd years).

Ethics

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 306Contemporary Ethical Theory

3

Fall.

Epistemology

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 311Knowledge and Truth

3

Spring (even years).
PHIL 320Philosophy of Science

3

Spring (odd years).

Metaphysics

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 330Metaphysics

3

Fall (even years).
PHIL 333Philosophy of Mind

3

Fall (odd years).

Seminar

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHIL 460Seminar in Philosophy

4

Annually.

Total Credit Hours: 31