An introduction to the literature, problems, and methods of philosophy either through a study of some of the main figures in philosophic thought or through an examination of some of the central and recurring problems of philosophy.
The uses of philosophical analysis in thinking clearly about such widely debated moral issues as abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality, pornography, reverse discrimination, the death penalty, business ethics, sexual equality, and economic justice.
Philosophical Issues: Spooky Action at a Distance: Where Physics meets Metaphysics
Einstein believed physics should represent a "reality in space and time,free from spooky action at a distance" and worried that quantum theory failed that test. This course will investigate whether Einstein was right.