Courses and Programs

Philosophy for Spring 2019

PHIL1005
Philosophy of Human Nature


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92846
Instructor(s): Shalev, Gil


Description
(same as the former PHIL 1000 and the former PHIL 1600) is an approach to philosophical thinking by way of analysis and critique of theories of human nature, classical and modern, and the world views associated with them. This course is of particular value to students interested in the Social Sciences and Humanities. CR: the former PHIL 1000, the former PHIL 1600

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PHIL2100
Health Ethics


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93086
Instructor(s): Cramm, Craig


Description
(same as the former PHIL 2551) examines concepts of health and illness and their ethical implications. CR: the former PHIL 2551

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PHIL2100
Health Ethics


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93088
Instructor(s): Cramm, Craig


Description
(same as the former PHIL 2551) examines concepts of health and illness and their ethical implications. CR: the former PHIL 2551

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PHIL2140
Media Ethics


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92848
Instructor(s): MacGillivray, Jenina


Description
(same as the former PHIL 2582) examines ethical issues and dilemmas arising in the realm of the mass media, within the context of foundational ethical theories and major philosophies of mass communication. Topics include the nature and structure of mass communication, the public sphere, and the role of the media in a functioning democracy. Subtopics include: propaganda, censorship, freedom of speech, and access to information and communication. CR: the former PHIL 2582

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PHIL2340
Philosophy of Film


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92852
Instructor(s): MacGillivray, Jenina


Description
(same as the former PHIL 2581) introduces some of the central philosophers, topics, and themes in the philosophy of film. Topics and themes include: the nature of film image, the relationship between film and “reality”, the social/ political role and function of film, and the nature and value of the documentary. The course will also consider the representation of broader philosophical ideas in film. A film or films will accompany each section. CR: the former PHIL 2581

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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