Courses

Philosophy graduate terms follow the same calendar as Western undergraduate courses. For term start and end dates, please visit the current Western Calendar

Grades for continuing students must be submitted to the Graduate Affairs Assistant one week after the last date of the respective term via OWL or by contacting the Graduate Affairs Assistant. Students who are completing must have all grades submitted before the term they are completing their studies in.

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2017-18 Philosophy Graduate Courses (updated Aug 9, 2017)

FALL TERM 
Catalog #
Course Title
Instructor
Schedule
PHILOSOP 9029A
From Natural Law to Moral Sense: Moral Philosophy 1550-1780
B. Hill
M 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9215A
Probability (.pdf)
W. Myrvold
M 2:30 - 5:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9102A
Sidgwick's Ethics (.pdf)
A. Skelton
Tu 8:30 - 11:30am
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9504A
What’s love got to do with it?: A survey of feminist thinking about romance, children, and the family (.pdf
S. Brennan
W 10:30am - 1:30pm
SH 2348
PHILOSOP 9227A
Philosophy of Space and Time (.pdf)
C. Smeenk
W 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9030A
Aristotle's Ethics
D. Henry
W 2:30 - 5:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9008A
Kant's First Critique (.pdf)
C. Dyck
Tu 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9653A
Proseminar (.pdf)
R. DiSalle
Th 2:30 - 5:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9617A
Survey of Philosophy of Mind: Mental Representation (.pdf)
A. Mendelovici
F 8:30 - 11:30am
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9122A
Political Theory: Toleration (.pdf) - cross-listed with POLISCI 9503A
R. Vernon
M 10:30am - 12:30pm
SSC 4105
WINTER TERM
Catalog #
Course Title
Instructor
Schedule
PHILOSOP 9031B
Survey of early modern theories of temporal experience and spatial awareness (.pdf / Course Site)
L. Falkenstein
M W 10:30 - 11:30am
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9200B
Twentieth-century Philosophy of Science
K. Okruhlik
M 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9300B
Philosophy of Mathematics (.pdf)
J. Bell
M 2:30 - 5:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9400B
Survey of Philosophy of Language (.pdf)
D. Bourget
Tu 8:30 - 11:30am
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9900B
Prospectus Course
E. Desjardins
Tu 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9032B
The 'Sophist' and the Sophists (.pdf)
J. Thorp
W 2:30 - 5:30pm
STVH 1145
PHILOSOP 9121B
Theories of Global Justice (.pdf) - cross-listed with POLISCI 9762B/4206G
R. Vernon
Th 11:30am - 1:30pm
SSC 4112
PHILOSOP 9123B
Political Theory: Justice Between Generations (.pdf) - cross-listed with POLISCI 9505B
R. Vernon
M 1:00 - 3:00pm
SSC 4105
PHILOSOP 9500B
Survey of Feminist Philosophy (.pdf)
C. McLeod
Th 11:30am - 2:30pm
STVH 1145

 


2016 - 2017 Philosophy Graduate Course Listing

Philosophy graduate courses are held in STVH 1145 unless otherwise noted. 

Fall 2016 Courses & Syllabi Instructor Area Time and Alternate Location (if applicable)
PHILOSOP 9653A: Pro-seminar 
R. Stainton M & E W 2:30 - 5:30pm
PHILOSOP 9035A: Aristotle's Metaphysics J. Thorp HIST/M & E  Th 8:30 - 11:30am
PHILOSOP 9036A: Thinking Matter in the Seventeenth Century
B. Hill HIST M 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9119A: Human Rights C. Jones MPL M 10:30am - 12:30pm, SSC 4129
PHILOSOP 9618A: Philosophy of Mind C. Viger M & E T 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9245A: Survey of Philosophy of Science R. DiSalle SCI/HIST Th 2:30 - 5:30pm
PHILOSOP 9224A: Cosmology C. Smeenk SCI W 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9225A: Scientific Realism - Intensive Course  S. Psillos SCI Start date: Monday, Oct. 3 (full course schedule in updated outline) - STVH 2150H
PHILOSOP 9730A: Feminist Bioethics C. McLeod MPL Th 11:30am - 2:30pm
Winter 2017 Courses & Syllabi Instructor Area Time and Alternate Location (if applicable)
PHILOSOP 9037B: The Development of Plato's Political Philosophy (updated Jan 9 2017) D. Henry HIST/MPL M 2:30 - 5:30pm
PHILOSOP 9038B: Grotius and Hobbes (updated Jan 4 2017) D. Klimchuk HIST/MPL W 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9121B: Theories of Global Justice R. Vernon MPL Th 11:30am - 1:30pm in SSC 4112 (time updated)
PHILOSOP 9122B: Toleration R. Vernon MPL M 10:30am - 12:30pm in SSC 4112
PHILOSOP 9900B: Prospectus Course (outline updated Dec 21) C. McLeod - Th 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9226B: Epistemology of Experimentation J. Sullivan SCI/M & E M 11:30am - 2:30pm
PHILOSOP 9750B: Philosophy of Biology (outline updated Dec 22) G. Barker SCI TBD - Joint course with the Department of Biology
PHILOSOP 9619B: Problems in Philosophy of Language
R. Stainton M & E W 2:30 - 5:30pm