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Philosophy (PHIL) Courses

PHIL 5000 [0.5 credit]
Special Topic in Philosophy

A detailed study of a special topic in philosophy. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4100, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5004 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in the History of Philosophy I

Detailed study of a period or issue in the history of philosophy.

PHIL 5005 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in the History of Philosophy II

Detailed study of a period or issue in the history of philosophy.

PHIL 5104 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in the Work of an Individual Philosopher I

A critical and systematic study of the work of an individual philosopher.

PHIL 5105 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in the Work of an Individual Philosopher II

A critical and systematic study of the work of an individual philosopher.

PHIL 5200 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy of Language

A detailed study of an issue or the work of selected philosophers in the general area of philosophy of mind and/or philosophy of language. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4210 or PHIL 4220, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5204 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Logic, Epistemology, or Metaphysics I

An attempt to find a solution to a specific problem in logic, epistemology, or metaphysics.

PHIL 5205 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Logic, Epistemology, or Metaphysics II

An attempt to find a solution to a specific problem in logic, epistemology, or metaphysics.

PHIL 5250 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Logic, Epistemology, Metaphysics or Philosophy of Science

A detailed study of an issue or the work of selected philosophers in the general areas of logic, epistemology, metaphysics or philosophy of science. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4230, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5300 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Value Theory

A detailed study of an issue or the work of selected philosophers in the general area of value theory. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4300, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5304 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Selected Problems of Philosophy I

An attempt to find a solution to a specific problem in some area other than logic, epistemology, or metaphysics.

PHIL 5305 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Selected Problems of Philosophy II

An attempt to find a solution to a specific problem in some area other than logic, epistemology, or metaphysics.

PHIL 5350 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Ethics or Political Philosophy

A detailed study of an issue or the work of selected philosophers in the general areas of ethics or political philosophy. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4320 or PHIL 4330, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5500 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Contemporary Philosophy

A detailed study of an issue or the work of selected philosophers in contemporary philosophy. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4007 or PHIL 4008, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5600 [0.5 credit]
Topics in the History of Philosophy

A detailed study within the history of philosophy: a period, an issue or the work of selected philosophers. Topics may vary from year to year.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as PHIL 4003, PHIL 4004, PHIL 4005, or PHIL 4006, for which additional credit is precluded.


PHIL 5700 [0.5 credit]
Fall Colloquium

Students prepare for and attend the departmental colloquium series (typically including 10 to 12 sessions in one term), submitting in writing a critical analysis of some aspect of the presentation or discussion for each colloquium they attend.

PHIL 5750 [0.5 credit]
Winter Colloquium

Students prepare for and attend the departmental colloquium series (typically including 10 to 12 events in one term), submitting in writing a critical analysis of some aspect of the presentation or discussion for each colloquium they attend.

PHIL 5850 [0.5 credit]
Proseminar

Students in this seminar will engage with contemporary philosophical research by exploring relations and interactions between two broad fields: philosophy of mind, language, and knowledge; and moral, social, and political philosophy. Specific topics will vary from year to year.

PHIL 5900 [0.5 credit]
Research Seminar

Students select a contemporary philosophical position or historical interpretation and the surrounding debate in the philosophical or scholarly literature upon which to base a thesis proposal using literature review and an essay.

PHIL 5908 [1.0 credit]
Research Essay


PHIL 5909 [2.0 credits]
M.A. Thesis


Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca