Philosophy for Winter 2023

PHIL1100
Critical Thinking


CRN: 97965
Instructor(s): Gardner, Stephen A


Description
aims to impart critical analytic skills: i.e., the ability to recognize good and bad arguments, the ability to explain why a particular argument is good or bad, and a general understanding of why a good argument ought to persuade and a bad argument ought not to persuade.

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


CRN: 90514
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


CRN: 90516
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


CRN: 90496
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


CRN: 90504
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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