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College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 489 - Senior Seminar


A capstone experience in philosophy for senior majors and others with sufficient background. Recent topics have included: realism vs. anti-realism, pragmatism, normativity, and Wittengenstein. The topics are usually addressed from various points of view and may involve several members of the department in some of the instruction. One aim of the course is for participants to get an overview of their major field by examining the fruitfulness of various ways of doing philosophy. It is also an opportunity for seniors to present for discussion their senior papers, written for this or for some other course. Prerequisite(s): Philosophy major and senior status, or permission of instructor. Every fall. (4 Credits)