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Philosophy

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Philosophy Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3173
Moscow, ID 83844-3173

Phone: (208) 885-6328

Fax: (208) 885-5102

Email: phil@uidaho.edu

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Undergraduate Curricula

The Department of Philosophy offers a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and minor in philosophy. The department also hosts the religious studies minor and the bioethics minor. Our dedicated faculty members can help you understand which program fits your academic interests and career goals.

See a detailed description of courses in philosophy.

Majors and Minors

  • Phil 103 Ethics (3 credits)
  • Phil 201 Critical Thinking or Phil 202 Introduction to Symbolic Logic (3 credits)
  • Phil 240 Belief and Reality (3 credits)
  • Phil 320 History of Ancient Philosophy (3 credits)
  • Phil 321 History of Modern Philosophy (3 credits)
  • One upper-division non-Western philosophy course (3 credits)
  • Three other upper-division philosophy courses (9 credits)
  • Phil 490 Senior seminar (3 credits)
  • 30 credits total

Required course work includes the university requirements, the general requirements for either the B.A. or B.S. degree and the following as a suggested four-year plan for completing the major:

  • First Year: PHIL 103; PHIL 201 (6 credits)
  • Sophomore Year: PHIL 240; one of PHIL 320 or PHIL 321 (6 credits)
  • Junior Year: one of PHIL 320 or 321; two other upper-level courses (9 credits)
  • Senior Year: PHIL 490; two other upper-level courses (9 credits)

  • Phil 103 Ethics or 201 Critical Thinking or Phil 202 Intro to Symbolic Logic or Phil 240 Belief and Reality (3 credits)
  • Phil 320 History of Ancient Philosophy (3 credits)
  • Phil 321 History of Modern Philosophy (3 credits)
  • Three upper-division philosophy courses (9 credits)

  • Biol 115 Cells and the Evolution of Life (4 credits)
  • Biol 116 Organisms and Environments (4 credits)
  • Phil 103 Ethics (3 credits)
  • Phil 201 Critical Thinking (3 credits)
  • Phil 351 Philosophy of Science (3 credits)
  • Phil 361 Professional Ethics: Bioethics (3 credits)
  • Phil 417 Philosophy of Biology (3 credits)
  • Phil 450 Ethics in Science (3 credits)

For more information about our undergraduate or certificate programs contact:

Graham Hubbs
Department of Philosophy
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844

Email: hubbs@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 885-6284

For more information about our religious studies program contact:

Janice Capel Anderson
Department of Philosophy
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844

Email: jcanders@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 885-6065

Philosophy

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Philosophy Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3173
Moscow, ID 83844-3173

Phone: (208) 885-6328

Fax: (208) 885-5102

Email: phil@uidaho.edu

Web: Map

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