Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Philosophy, Minor (429)

Program Coordinator

Michael J. Seidler, michael.seidler@wku.edu

Program Requirements (24 hours)

The minor in philosophy requires a minimum of 24 hours. At least 12 hours must be taken in courses numbered 300 or above.

Logic, Epistemology, & Metaphysics
Select two of the following:6
Logic, Argument, and Practical Reasoning
Symbolic Logic
Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Mind: Minds and Machines
Philosophy of Language
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Advanced Logic
History of Philosophy
Select two of the following:6
Analytic Philosophy
Plato and Aristotle
Skeptics, Stoics, and Epicureans
Medieval Philosophy
Early Modern Moral Philosophy
Descartes and Hume
Kant and Idealism
Leibniz and Locke
20th Century Philosophy
Readings in Ancient or Medieval Philosophy
Readings in Modern or Contemporary Philosophy
Introduction to Political Theory
Ethics and Values
Select two of the following:6
Racial Justice
Philosophy and Popular Culture
Philosophy of Public Space; Reason, Action & Violence
Why Are Bad People Bad?
Philosophy and Gender Theory
Biomedical Ethics
Social Ethics
War and Peace
Marx and Critical Theory
Early Modern Moral Philosophy
Ethical Theory
Philosophy and Old Age
Philosophy of Law
Choose 6 hours from any PHIL course (not previously used toward the minor) or the listed RELS course options:6
The Meaning of Life; Atheism to Zen
Total Hours24