Philosophy courses at the 1000-level are an introduction to the study of Philosophy, its methods, its general questions, and some of the major historical figures in the discipline. Courses at the 2000-level offer an introduction to major fields, applied ethics, and interdisciplinary electives, and can be taken beginning in a student's first year of study. Courses at the 3000-level usually assume that students have successfully completed at least two courses in Philosophy. At the 4000-level, courses are advanced seminars with small enrollment caps, and normally assume that students have taken at least two Philosophy courses at the 3000-level.
The second digit in each course number at the 2000-level designates an area in Philosophy.
|Second Digit in 2000-level|
|0 Major Areas in Philosophy|
|1 Applied Ethics|
|2 History of Philosophy|
|3 Interdisciplinary Philosophy|
The second digit in each course number at the 3000-level designates an historical period.
|Second Digit in 3000-level|
|0 Ancient Philosophy|
|1 Medieval Philosophy|
|2 Modern Philosophy|
|3 18th and 19th Century Philosophy|
|4 20th Century and Contemporary Philosophy|
A tentative list of upcoming Philosophy course offerings can be found at www.mun.ca/hss/courses.php.
Philosophy courses are designated by PHIL.
In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, the course descriptions for courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Head of the Department.
A tentative list of upcoming Medieval and Early Modern Studies course offerings can be found at www.mun.ca/hss/courses.php.
Medieval and Early Modern Studies courses are designated by MEMS.
AR = Attendance requirement as noted.
CH = Credit hours: unless otherwise noted, a course normally has a credit value of 3 credit hours.
CO = Co-requisite(s): course(s) listed must be taken concurrently with or successfully completed prior to the course being described.
CR = Credit restricted: The course being described and the course(s) listed are closely related but not equivalent. Credit is limited to one of these courses. Normally, these courses cannot be substituted, one for the other, to satisfy program requirements.
EQ = Equivalent: the course being described and the course(s) listed are equal for credit determination. Credit is limited to one of these courses. These courses can be substituted, one for the other, to satisfy program requirements.
LC = Lecture hours per week: lecture hours are 3 per week unless otherwise noted.
LH = Laboratory hours per week.
OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars.
PR = Prerequisite(s): course(s) listed must be successfully completed prior to commencing the course being described.
UL = Usage limitation(s) as noted.