Courses in the Philosophical Inquiry domain address conceptual issues fundamental to reflection on such philosophical topics as metaphysics (e.g., being and nonbeing, the one and the many, the nature of reality, same and other, self and other); epistemology (e.g., the nature and possibility of knowledge, different ways of knowing, knowledge vs. opinion, truth and falsity); ethics (e.g., right and wrong action, good and bad, objectivism and relativism in ethics, social and political philosophies, the idea of value, the problem of evil); and aesthetics (e.g., the nature of beauty, aesthetic value, the possibility of aesthetic valuation). Courses address questions of how such topics impinge upon, shape, and challenge student lives.
Below please find examples of courses previously offered for philosophical inquiry credit. For information on current offerings, please consult campus connection.
African & Black Diaspora Studies
Computer Game Development
Environmental Science and Studies
Liberal Studies in Education
Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies
School for New Learning
Women’s and Gender Studies
Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse