Basic Course Information

PHL 202: Western Philosophical Traditions II


Professor

Steven W. Patterson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Philosophy and Religious Studies Dept.,
Marygrove College. Office Phone: 313-927-1539
Departmental Phone: 313-927-1556
e-mail: ude.evorgyram|nosrettaps#ude.evorgyram|nosrettaps
Office: 346 Madame Cadillac Hall
Office Hours: by appointment only


Meetings

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1030-1145 in LA 225


Credit Hours

3


Prerequisites

LS 105; ENG 107 or their equivalents


General Education Area

Religious and Philosophical Traditions


Catalog Description

The second half of the western philosophy sequence covers the period extending from the Renaissance to the present. Special attention is paid to the mutual influence of emerging scientific thought and the philosophy of the periods covered.


Required Texts

There are no texts required for purchase in this class. All readings will be made available either online through the course plan or via the library’s resources. Consult the course plan for more information.

Please note: While no books are required for purchase, it is strongly recommended that you obtain or secure access to a collegiate level dictionary and thesaurus (I recommend the handy combination of both in the Oxford Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus, American Edition, ISBN 0-19-513097-9), and a style manual for written English such as the classic Elements of Style by Strunk and White (Fourth Edition, Allyn & Bacon, ISBN 0-205-30902) Regular access to and use of such references will be assumed.

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