Current course offerings

Philosophy undergraduate courses

Email: philug@uwaterloo.ca

Philosophy program information and advising including advice about course planning, becoming a philosophy major or minor, plan modifications, student petitions and grievances:

Doreen Fraser, Undergraduate Officer
Office: Hagey Hall (HH) 330

For general inquiries about philosophy, gender & social justice or cognitive science including course enrolment, course overrides, application to graduate and course outlines:

Tawnessa Carter, Undergraduate Coordinator
Office: Hagey Hall 320                               

Winter 2021 Courses (online only)

Course Code Course Title Instructor
PHIL 101 Challenging Ideas: An Introduction to Philosophy TBD
PHIL 110A Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality TBD
PHIL 110B Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics and Values TBD
PHIL 121 Moral Issues B. Orend
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking TBD
PHIL 206 Philosophy of Sport M. Doucet
PHIL 209 Philosophy in Literature J. Feke
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional and Business Ethics G.. Andres
PHIL 221 Ethics TBD
PHIL 226 Biomedical Ethics C. Lowry
PHIL 240 Introduction to Formal Logic G. Andres
PHIL 256/PSYCH 256 Introduction to Cognitive Science TBD
PHIL 258/SCI 267 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science D. Fraser
PHIL 265 The Existentialist Experience TBD
PHIL 327/LS 351 Philosophy of Law TBD
PHIL 328/LS 352 Human Rights B. Orend
PHIL 380/CLAS 361 History of Ancient Philosophy J. Feke
PHIL 420/673/675/GSJ 472 Studies in Ethics, Topic: Ethics of Care K. Fulfer
PHIL 447/PSYCH 447 Seminar in Cognitive Science  J. Turri
PHIL 452/673/675/GSJ 472 Studies in Epistemology, Topic: Ignorance C. Fehr

Spring 2021 On-Campus Courses (subject to change)

Course Code Course Title Instructor
PHIL 101 Challenging Ideas: An Introduction to Philosophy G. Andres
PHIL 121 Moral Issues B. Orend
PHIL 202/GSJ 222 Gender Issues K. Fulfer
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional and Business Ethics TBD
PHIL 327/LS 351 Philosophy of Law B. Orend

Spring 2021 Online Courses (subject to change)

Course Code Course Title
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking
PHIL 201 Philosophy of Sex and Love
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional and Business Ethics
PHIL 251 Metaphysics and Epistemology
PHIL 256/PSYCH 256 Introduction to Cognitive Science
PHIL 283 Great Works: Ancient and Medieval
PHIL 324 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 380/CLAS 361 History of Ancient Philosophy