PHIL 0150

Intro Western Phil Tradition

Introduction to the Western Philosophical Tradition
This course will introduce students to fundamental philosophical issues concerning the nature of reality (metaphysics), the possibility of knowledge (epistemology), and the nature of value (ethical theory) through a reading of a number of important primary texts of thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Mill, Nietzsche, and Freud. Cannot be taken by students with credit for PHIL 0151. 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
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Spring 2025

PHIL0150A-S25 Lecture
PHIL0150X-S25 Discussion
PHIL0150Y-S25 Discussion
PHIL0150Z-S25 Discussion

Spring 2024

PHIL0150A-S24 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S24 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S24 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S24 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2022

PHIL0150A-S22 Lecture (Jacobson)
PHIL0150X-S22 Discussion (Jacobson)
PHIL0150Y-S22 Discussion (Jacobson)
PHIL0150Z-S22 Discussion (Jacobson)

Spring 2021

PHIL0150A-S21 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S21 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S21 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S21 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2019

PHIL0150A-S19 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S19 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S19 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2018

PHIL0150A-S18 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S18 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S18 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S18 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2017

PHIL0150A-S17 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S17 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S17 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S17 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2016

PHIL0150A-S16 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S16 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S16 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2015

PHIL0150A-S15 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S15 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S15 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2013

PHIL0150A-S13 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S13 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S13 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S13 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2012

PHIL0150A-S12 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S12 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S12 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S12 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2011

PHIL0150A-S11 Lecture (Woodruff)

Spring 2010

PHIL0150A-S10 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S10 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S10 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2009

PHIL0150A-S09 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S09 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S09 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S09 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2008

PHIL0150A-S08 Lecture (Cokelet)
PHIL0150X-S08 Discussion (Cokelet)
PHIL0150Y-S08 Discussion (Cokelet)
PHIL0150Z-S08 Discussion (Cokelet)

Spring 2007

PHIL0150A-S07 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S07 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S07 Discussion (Woodruff)

Spring 2006

PHIL0150A-S06 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S06 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S06 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S06 Discussion (Woodruff)

Fall 2005

PHIL0150A-F05 Lecture (Bates)
PHIL0150X-F05 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Y-F05 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Z-F05 Discussion (Bates)

Spring 2005

PHIL0150A-S05 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S05 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S05 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S05 Discussion (Woodruff)

Fall 2004

PHIL0150A-F04 Lecture (Bates)
PHIL0150X-F04 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Y-F04 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Z-F04 Discussion (Bates)

Spring 2004

PHIL0150A-S04 Lecture (Woodruff)
PHIL0150X-S04 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Y-S04 Discussion (Woodruff)
PHIL0150Z-S04 Discussion (Woodruff)

Fall 2003

PHIL0150A-F03 Lecture (Bates)
PHIL0150X-F03 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Y-F03 Discussion (Bates)
PHIL0150Z-F03 Discussion (Bates)