Janet Wesselius, PhD (Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam), MPhilF (Institute for Christian Studies), BAHons, First Class (University of Alberta)

Professor, Augustana - Fine Arts & Humanities
Directory

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

AUCSL 360 - Community Service-Learning Practicum

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Content varies from year to year but will include a significant service component. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Pre/corequisite: consent of the instructor. Note: AUCSL 360 is classified as an arts course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

LECTURE 3A01 (34687)

2022-08-25 - 2022-09-13
MTWHF 12:10 - 13:50 (AU F 1 305)



AUCSL 480 - Directed Study in Community Service-Learning

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Individual study opportunity on topics for which no specific course is currently offered. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor based on completion of a CSL placement (a record of courses and students can be found in the Learning and Beyond office).

LECTURE 3A01 (39506)

2022-08-25 - 2022-09-13
MTWHF 12:10 - 13:50 (AU F 1 305)



AUPHI 102 - Introduction to Western Philosophy II: Modern Philosophy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Continuation of an introduction to the main problems and theories that have dominated philosophical thought, through study and critical discussions of selected classics of modern philosophy.

LECTURE 1A01 (39202)

2022-09-19 - 2022-12-09
TH 16:00 - 17:30 (AU F 1 305)



AUPHI 200 - Metaphysics: Theories of Reality

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of traditional and contemporary topics such as Being and Nonbeing, the nature of time, freedom, appearance and reality, persons, and the mind-body problem.

LECTURE 1A01 (38059)

2022-09-19 - 2022-12-09
TH 12:00 - 13:30 (AU F 1 305)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

AUENV 355 - Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Investigation of the philosophical and social issues related to technology and the environment. The natural/artificial distinction, different senses of environment and the ways we understand, package, and manage nature form the foundation of the course. Issues in environmental ethics are also addressed. Thinkers may include Marx, Heidegger, Marcel, Borgmann, Winner, Singer, Regan, and others. Prerequisite: None, but AUPHI 350 would be useful. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUENV 355 and AUPHI 355.

LECTURE 3B01 (47893)

2023-01-04 - 2023-01-20
MTWHF 14:00 - 17:00 (AU LIB 2 102)



AUPHI 210 - Epistemology: Theories of Knowledge

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of such central topics in epistemology as foundationalism, truth and rationality, skepticism and the limits of knowledge, relativism and the objectivity of knowledge, evidence and verifiability, and belief and justification.

LECTURE 1B01 (48979)

2023-01-25 - 2023-04-17
TH 10:15 - 11:45 (AU LIB 1 130)



AUPHI 277 - Women, Darkness and Crooked Things: Feminist Philosophy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to feminist issues in philosophy.

LECTURE 1B01 (47954)

2023-01-25 - 2023-04-17
TH 14:15 - 15:45 (AU LIB 1 130)



AUPHI 355 - Philosophy and the Environment

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Investigation of the philosophical and social issues related to technology and the environment. Topics may include the natural/artificial distinction, different meanings of environment, the ways we understand, package, and manage nature as well as issues in environmental ethics and aesthetics. May include texts by Western and Indigenous thinkers. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPHI 355 and AUENV 355.

LECTURE 3B01 (47892)

2023-01-04 - 2023-01-20
MTWHF 14:00 - 17:00 (AU LIB 2 102)