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Philosophy (Minor)

About the Program

The philosophy minor engages students in philosophy through the articulation and critical examination of the concepts, values, positions and arguments of others and the development and defense of their own.

About the Philosophy and Humanities Department

231 Bishop Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5136
Fax: (716) 878-4697

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr
Required Courses (0 cr)
Electives (18 cr)

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 102 Introduction to Ethics
PHI 103 Introduction to Logic
PHI 107 Introduction to Mathematical Logic
PHI 110 Meaning of Life
PHI 204 Philosophy of Religion
PHI 207 Philosophy in Literature
PHI 210 Existentialism
PHI 300 Problems of Philosophy
PHI 301 History of Political Philosophy
PHI 302 Philosophy of Art and Beauty
PHI 304 Philosophy of Law
PHI 305 Philosophy of Language
PHI 307 Symbolic Logic
PHI 308 Philosophy of Love and Sex
PHI 309 Knowledge and Justification
PHI 310 History of Ethics
PHI 312 Philosophy of Mind
PHI 314 Contemporary Ethics
PHI 317 Ancient Philosophy
PHI 318 Modern Philosophy
PHI 324 Zen Buddhism
PHI 333 Philosophy of Natural Science
PHI 334 Philosophy of Social Science
PHI 347 Western Thought: Homer to Alexander
PHI 351 Ethics Bowl
PHI 401 Problems in Philosophy Seminar
PHI 402 Seminar in History of Philosophy
PHI 495 Project
PHI 499 Independent Study

No student may declare a minor in the same discipline as their major, therefore, a Philosophy major may not declare a philosophy minor.

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