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Current Courses

Course Number Instructor(s) Subfield Quarter Day, Time, Location

PHIL 21S (section 1): Classical Greek Philosophy

This course introduces students to the ancient Greek philosophical tradition through the three great philosophers of the classical period: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle....

Hobbs, L. 2019-2020 Summer

PHIL 23S (section 1): Philosophy as Freedom

Philosophizing, if done correctly, can be life-changing: new ideas can change the way we think about, look at, interact, engage and deal with the world around us. New...

Kim, H. 2019-2020 Summer

PHIL 24S (section 1): Environmental Ethics

Do we have moral obligations to animals? To trees? To ecosystems? If so, whatngrounds these moral obligations? What role does appreciation for nature play in a morally...

2019-2020 Summer

PHIL 50S (section 1): Introduction to Formal Methods in Contemporary Philosophy

This course will serve as a first introduction to the formal tools and techniques of contemporary philosophy, including probability and formal logic. Traditionally,...

Cohen, M. 2019-2020 Summer

PHIL 241 (section 1): Dissertation Development Seminar

Required of second-year Philosophy Ph.D. students; restricted to Stanford Philosophy Ph.D. students. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Bobonich, C. 2019-2020 Summer
3:00pm - 5:50pm

PHIL 369M (section 1): Topics in 18th Century Natural Philosophy

This course will be an introduction to the eighteenth-century history of ideas and philosophy, dealing primarily with questions encountered in natural philosophy: nWhat is...

Solomon, A. 2019-2020 Winter
11:30am - 2:20pm