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LS 402 001, 002 Perspectives on Legal Authority and Subjectivity

This seminar explores the relation between those who make or administer law and select legal subjects whose lives and identities are shaped by law. Students will debate and assess selected perspectives while touching on various disciplines spanning the social sciences and humanities.


Offered on campus


Course outline available by request only

Susan Dianne Brophy Winter 2023
MEDVL 260 001 Medieval Europe c.300-c.1500

The political, cultural, economic, and ecclesiastical development of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the end of the high middle ages.


Held with HIST 260


Offered on campus

Eduardo Fabbro PDF icon HIST 260-MEDVL 260_E.Fabbro_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 100J 001 Introduction to Philosophy

This course seeks to introduce students to the nature of philosophy. This is done through the examination of core texts and figures in the history of philosophy as well as in the discussion of perennial philosophical questions.


Offered on campus

Bruno Tremblay PDF icon PHIL 100J_B.Tremblay_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 145 002 Critical Thinking

An analysis of basic types of reasoning, structure of arguments, critical assessment of information, common fallacies, problems of clarity and meaning.


Offered on campus

Adam Woodcox PDF icon PHIL 145_A.Woodcox_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 215 004 Professional and Business Ethics

Study of ethical and moral issues that typically arise in professional and business activity. What responsibilities to society at large do people in such business and professional activities as teaching, engineering, planning, architecture, and accounting have? How far should professional autonomy extend?


Held with ARBUS 202


Offered on campus

Andrew Stumpf PDF icon PHIL 215-ARBUS 202_A.Stumpf_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 220J 001 Philosophy of Friendship

Friendship is an essential part of a happy life. Ancient western philosophers made friendship one of the cornerstones of their ethics. This course is an exploration of their views on problems such as the necessity of friendship, its nature, its species, and its relationship to happiness and the political community.


Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire PDF icon PHIL 220J-CLAS 220_S.Gregoire_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 283 001 Great Works: Ancient and Medieval

A historical survey of ancient and medieval philosophy in the Western tradition.


Held with CLAS 261


Offered on campus

Adam Woodcox PDF icon PHIL 283-CLAS 261_A.Woodcox_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 285J 001 Great Christian Thinkers - Aquinas on God

An introduction to and examination of the thought of one important figure of Christian philosophy, such as Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, or Kierkegaard. The choice of the philosopher studied varies from term to term.


Offered on campus

Bruno Tremblay PDF icon PHIL 285J_B.Tremblay_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 321J 001 The Philosophy of Palliative Care

An exploration of the principles and approaches of the hospice-palliative care movement as it was developed by its founders in the 20th century and as applied today. Topics may include the principles of pain and suffering management, holistic care of patients and their families, value of life at all stages, and integrating palliative care into mainstream medicine.


Offered on campus

Adam Woodcox PDF icon PHIL 321J_A.Woodcox_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023
PHIL 327 001 Philosophy of Law

Basic themes in the philosophy of law. Issues include the nature of law and its relation to morality and politics, legal reasoning, the justification of punishment, and theories of rights, responsibility, and liability.


Held with LS 351


Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire PDF icon PHIL 327-LS 351_S.Gregoire_Winter 2023.pdf Winter 2023