Concentration Chair: Dr. Curtis Hancock
Courses provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the history of philosophical thought from the pre-Socratic period to the present day. Emphasis is placed on Ancient, Arabic, Medieval, Modern, and Contemporary philosophy.
- To enable students to understand philosophical themes and arguments in their proper historical context.
- To enable students to understand the development of ideas from one epoch to another.
- To enable students to interpret historical philosophical texts with accuracy and charity.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically within the discipline.
- Students will connect historical trends to contemporary issues.
Co-requisites for Philosophy:
- PHH 605 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
- PHH 620 Modern and Contemporary Philosophy
- PHS 611 Logic and Epistemology
- PHS 610 Philosophical Anthropology
- PHE 610 Ethics
- PHS 621 Philosophy of Nature and Metaphysics
- PHH 651 Aristotle
- PHH 781 Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas
- PHH 792 Philosophy of Edith Stein
- PHH 650 Recent Catholic Philosophy
- PHH 681 Arabic Philosophy
- PHH 793 Plato’s Republic