Third Year Courses
This page provides general information on all third year courses. For more program information for the upcoming year, please visit the Philosophy Academic Calendar.
Note that the PP350-PP380 0.5 special topics courses in the three divisions of the Philosophy Honours program are designed to allow for flexibility. Different courses may be taken under the same course number. For example, PP350a: The Empiricists and PP350c: Wittgenstein can both be taken.
PP350 Special Topics in History
Specific courses in the history of philosophy will normally study a major thinker (e.g., Hobbes, Aristotle) or a major movement (e.g., rationalism, logical positivism).
Prerequisite: A 200 level credit in the area of history of philosophy (or permission of the instructor). Area: history of philosophy.
PP370 Special Topics in Metaphysics and Epistemology
Specific courses in metaphysics and epistemology will study a topic or problem in the theory of knowledge or ontology (e.g., the nature of mind, internalism-externalism, feminist epistemology).
Prerequisite: A 200 level credit in the area of metaphysics and epistemology (or permission of the instructor). Area: metaphysics and epistemology.
PP380 Special Topics in Values
Specific courses in values will study a topic or problem in one of the various normative areas (e.g., meta-ethics, virtue theory, applied ethics, political philosophy).
Prerequisite: A 200 level credit in the area of values (or permission of the instructor). Area: values.