Not all of the following courses are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for 2022-23 and to determine the term of offering, consult the Public Class Schedule available at http://www.carleton.ca/registrar/registration/

Course outlines from previous years can be found in the archives:

Course numbers are linked to Undergraduate Calendar course information.
Course titles are linked to a Course Outline.

Course outlines will be available starting mid-August.

First Year

FYSM 1210A First Year Seminar, Special Topics: “Science Fiction and Philosophy” (Fall)
FYSM 1210B First Year Seminar, Special Topics:  “Minds and Machines” (Fall)
FYSM 1210A First Year Seminar, Special Topics:  “Consciousness” (Winter)
FYSM 1211A First Year Seminar: Looking at Philosophy (not offered)
FYSM 1212 First Year Seminar: Contemporary Moral, Social, and Religious Issues (Winter)
PHIL 1000 Introductory Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 1000 Introductory Philosophy (Winter)
PHIL 1200 The Meaning of Life (Fall)
PHIL 1200 The Meaning of Life (Winter)
PHIL 1301A Mind, World and Knowledge (Fall)
PHIL 1301B Mind, World and Knowledge (Winter)
PHIL 1550 Introduction to Ethics and Social Issues (Fall)
PHIL 1550 Introduction to Ethics and Social Issues (Winter)
PHIL 1610 Great Philosophical Ideas, Part 1 (not offered)
PHIL 1620 Great Philosophical Ideas, Part 2 (Winter)
 PHIL 1700 Philosophy of Love and Sex (Fall)

Second Year

PHIL 2001A Introduction to Logic (Fall)
PHIL 2001B Introduction to Logic (Winter)
PHIL 2003A Critical Thinking (Fall)
PHIL 2003B Critical Thinking (Winter)
PHIL 2005 Greek Philosophy and the Western Tradition (full year course)
PHIL 2010 Issues in Theoretical Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 2020 Issues in Practical Philosophy (Winter)
PHIL 2101 History of Ethics  (not offered)
PHIL 2103 Philosophy of Human Rights (Fall)
PHIL 2106 Information Ethics (not offered)
PHIL 2120 Philosophy of Technology (not offered)
PHIL 2201 Introduction to Marxist Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 2301 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Winter)
PHIL 2306 Philosophy and Feminism (not offered)
PHIL 2307 Gender and Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 2320 Children, Literature, and Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 2330 Happiness, Well-being, and the Good Life (Fall)
PHIL 2330 Happiness, Well-being and the Good Life (Winter)
PHIL 2340 Philosophy and Popular Culture (Winter)
PHIL 2380 Introduction to Environmental Ethics (Winter)
PHIL 2405 Philosophy of the Paranormal (not offered)
PHIL 2408 Bioethics (Fall)
PHIL 2501 Introduction to Philosophy of Mind (Fall)
PHIL 2504 Language and Communication (Winter)
PHIL 2520 Introduction to Philosophical Logic (not offered)
PHIL 2540 Personal Identity and the Self (Winter)
PHIL 2550 Moral Psychology (Winter)
PHIL 2601 Philosophy of Religion (not offered)
PHIL 2700 Asian Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 2807 Philosophy of Art (not offered)
PHIL 2901 Truth and Propaganda (Winter)

Third Year

PHIL 3000 Topics in Ancient Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 3001 Early Greek Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 3002 17th Century Philosophy (Winter)
PHIL 3003 18th Century Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 3005 19th Century Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 3009 Topics in European Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 3010 Philosophical Traditions (Winter)
PHIL 3104 The Roots of Analytic Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 3140 Epistemology (Winter)
PHIL 3150 Metaphysics (not offered)
PHIL 3301 Issues in the Philosophy of Science (not offered)
PHIL 3306 Symbolic Logic (not offered)
PHIL 3320 Contemporary Ethical Theory (not offered)
PHIL 3330 Topics in History of Social and Political Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 3340 Topics in Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 3350 Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Affairs (Fall)
PHIL 3360 Philosophy, Economics, and Public Policy (not offered)
PHIL 3380 Environments, Technology and Values (not offered)
PHIL 3450 Topics in Aesthetics (Fall)
PHIL 3501 Philosophy of Cognitive Science (not offered)
PHIL 3502 Mind and Action (Winter)
PHIL 3504 Pragmatics (Winter)
PHIL 3506 Semantics (Winter)
PHIL 3530 Philosophy of Language (not offered)
PHIL 3540 Philosophy of Emotions (not offered)
PHIL 3901 Independent Study

Fourth Year

Click here to see the topics and abstracts for the Fourth Year Seminars

PHIL 4003 Seminar in Philosophy Before the Modern Period (not offered)
PHIL 4004 Seminar in Philosophy Before the Modern Period (not offered)
PHIL 4005 Seminar in Modern Philosophy: Adorno and Horkheimer’s Dialectic of Enlightenment (Winter)
PHIL 4006 Seminar in Modern Philosophy: Dreams and Scepticism in Early Modern Philosophy (Fall)
PHIL 4007 Seminar in Contemporary Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 4008 Seminar in Contemporary Philosophy: Democracy (Fall)
PHIL 4055 Lexical Semantics (Winter)
PHIL 4100 Special Topic in Philosophy:  Philosophy of Skill (Fall)
PHIL 4100 Special Topic in Philosophy: (Winter)
PHIL 4210 Seminar in Philosophy of Language or Linguistics: “Madagascar” and Madagascar (Winter)
PHIL 4220 Seminar in Philosophy of Mind or Cognition: The Philosophical Psychology of Agency (Winter)
PHIL 4230 Seminar in Metaphysics, Epistemology, or Philosophy of Science (not offered)
PHIL 4300 Seminar in Ethical or Moral Philosophy:  Realism, Anti-Realism and Non-Realism in Metaethics and Metaphilosophy (not offered)
PHIL 4320 Seminar in Ethics or Moral Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 4330 Seminar in Social or Political Philosophy (not offered)
PHIL 4505 Contemporary Formal Semantics (not offered)
PHIL 4507 Contemporary Formal Semantics (not offered)
PHIL 4900 Tutorial

Summer 2022 Courses

PHIL 1200 The Meaning of Life (Early Summer)
PHIL 1301 Mind, World and Knowledge (Late Summer); Click here for Topics and Readings
PHIL 2001 Introduction to Logic (Early Summer)
PHIL 2003 Critical Thinking (Late Summer)
PHIL 2340 Philosophy and Popular Culture (Early Summer)
PHIL 2380 Introduction to Environmental Ethics (Late Summer)
PHIL 2405 Philosophy of the Paranormal (Late Summer)
PHIL 2408 Bioethics (Early Summer)