Current course offerings

Philosophy undergraduate courses

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
Extension: 32780
Email: dlfraser@uwaterloo.ca

For general enquiries about philosophy, women's studies or cognitive science including course enrollment, course overrides, application to graduate and course outlines:

Tawnessa Carter, Undergraduate Coordinator
Office: Hagey Hall (HH) 365
Extension: 36886
Email: tcjcarte@uwaterloo.ca

Fall 2019 courses

Course Code Course Name Instructor
PHIL 101  Challenging Ideas J. Feke/C. Fehr
PHIL 121 Moral Issues TBA
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking G. Andres
PHIL 202/GSJ 222 Gender Issues TBA
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional & Business Ethics TBA
PHIL 221 Ethics M. Doucet
PHIL 226 Biomedical Ethics C. Lowry
PHIL 240 Intro to Formal Logic G. Andres
PHIL 255 Philosophy of Mind N. Ray
PHIL 257 Philosophy of Mathematics TBA
PHIL 258 Intro to the Philosophy of Science D. Fraser
PHIL 327 Philosophy of Law B. Orend
PHIL 328 Human Rights B. Orend
PHIL 386 19th- & 20th-Century Philosophy TBA
PHIL 403/CLAS 461 Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Cosmology J. Feke
PHIL 447/PSYCH 447  Seminar in Cognitive Science J. Turri
PHIL 463/GSJ 472 Studies in the Philosophy of Language: Social Justice & Philosophy of Language J. Saul

Fall 2019 online courses

Course Code Course Name
PHIL 110A Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics and Values
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional & Business Ethics
PHIL 251 Metaphysics and Epistemology
PHIL 256/PSYCH 256 Introduction to Cognitive Science
PHIL 324 Social & Political Philosophy
PHIL 380 History of Ancient Philosophy

Winter 2020 courses

Course Code Course Name Instructor
PHIL 101 Challenging Ideas J. Feke/S. Dea
PHIL 121 Moral Issues M. Doucet
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking TBA
PHIL 201 Philosophy of Sex and Love J. Saul
PHIL 215/ARBUS 202 Professional & Business Ethics G. Andres
PHIL 216 Probability & Decision Making  G. Andres
PHIL 226 Biomedical Ethics C. Lowry
PHIL 251 Metaphysics and Epistemology D. Fraser
PHIL 252 Quantum Mechanics for Everyone D. Fraser
PHIL 256/PSYCH 256 Intro to Cognitive Science C. Eliasmith
PHIL 259  Philosophy of Technology N. Ray
PHIL 265 The Existentialist Experience TBA
PHIL 271 Special Topics: TBA C. Fehr
PHIL 283/261 Great Works: Ancient and Medieval J. Feke
PHIL 324 Social and Political Philosophy C. Lowry
PHIL 331/FINE 338 Philosophy of Art S. Dea
PHIL 350 Topics in Epistemology J. Turri
PHIL 402/GSJ 422 Studies in Feminist Philosophy/Philosophy of Sex K. Fulfer
PHIL 420 Studies in Ethics: Addiction M. Doucet

Winter 2020 online courses

Course Code Course Name
PHIL 110B Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics and Values
PHIL 145 Critical Thinking
PHIL 201 Philosophy of Sex and Love
PHIL 202/GSJ 222 Gender Issues
PHIL 221 Ethics
PHIL 240 Intro to Formal Logic