Doctoral Coursework


Before writing their theses, all Ph.D. students must complete 15 credit hours (5 courses) in Graduate Philosophy courses as follows:

1. 3 credit hours in Philosophy 6000 (Graduate Seminar)
2. 12 credit hours in Philosophy 6011-6102

List of Ph.D. Philosophy Courses

Philosophy 6000: The Graduate Seminar (Required)

History of Philosophy

Philosophy 6011: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the ancient and/or medieval period.

Philosophy 6012: Modern Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the modern period.

Philosophy 6013: Contemporary Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the contemporary period.

Area Seminars

Philosophy 6014: Metaphysics – Detailed examination of one problem in metaphysics.

Philosophy 6015: Theory of Knowledge – Detailed examination of one problem in the theory of knowledge.

Philosophy 6016: Ethics and Political Philosophy – Detailed examination of one problem in ethics and/or political theory.

Tutorials

Philosophy 6040-6099: Selected Topics

Philosophy 6101: Selected Texts

Philosophy 6102: Current Issues

Contact

Department of Philosophy

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000