Philosophy - Fall 2018

Intro to Philosophy — 3286
PHL 1510 – 3 credits
William J. Hannon

Students will gain an understanding of the Western philosophical tradition and the influences of philosophical thinking. Students are introduced to major areas of philosophy and explore the relationships between concepts in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social philosophy, and aesthetics. Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Environmental Issues/Ethics — 3683
PHL 2570 – 3 credits

Students will gain critical understanding of the impacts of human activities as they affect the earth and the web of life it sustains from both ethical and scientific perspectives. Contemporary environmental issues such as methods and limitations of science and moral reasoning, global warming, ozone depletion, deforestation, animal rights, population growth, waste disposal, biodiversity, and species extinction will be discussed. This team-taught course is offered under biology for natural science credit (BIO 2570) or philosophy for humanities credit (PHL 2570). Prerequisites: BIO 1570 and ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus