Michael Omoge

Assistant Professor, Augustana - Fine Arts & Humanities

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Assistant Professor, Augustana - Fine Arts & Humanities
Email
omoge@ualberta.ca

Courses

AUIDS 101 - First Year Seminar

Selected topics that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This seminar-style class is the first course in Augustana's Core. The focus and content of each course are determined by faculty interests, and vary from year to year.


AUPHI 102 - Introduction to Western Philosophy II: Modern Philosophy

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.


AUPHI 260 - Ethics

Examination of questions of right and wrong, good and evil, and reasons for action, through study of ethical theories of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.


AUPHI 392 - World Philosophy: Comparing Perspectives

Study of philosophy as it takes place outside Europe and North America and outside the Western canon. Topics may include: relationship between philosophy, culture, and spirituality; tradition; reason; language; communitarianism and individualism; nonduality; colonialism; government and power; as well as topics proper to local philosophical traditions. Geographical areas covered vary from year to year.


AUREL 257 - Modern Ethics

Contemporary problems in religious ethics and their impact on individual and collective decision-making in the areas of personal and social issues.


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