An introduction to philosophy in which the various branches of philosophy are discussed, i.e., metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and moral and political philosophy.

Systematic study of main types of ethical theory such as hedonism, rationalism, utilitarianism, humanism and others. Emphasis on the relation of theory to actual conduct in personal and social life.

This course in contemporary deductive logic covers the propositional and first order predicate calculus. Translation and proofs of arguments encountered in natural language are emphasized. The concepts of completeness and soundness, as well as other central theorems in metalogic, will be introduced. Familiarity with a formal notational system such as mathematics, music, or a foreign language is desirable.

Advanced study of major philosopher, movement or problem under the guidance of a departmental faculty member.