Summer 2019: MSCP—The Ecology of Latour

The Ecology of Latour: His metaphysics, theory of modernity, and environmental thought Lecturer: Dr. Peter Gratton Schedule: 12.30-2.30pm. July 22-26 Location: CAN, 180 Palmerston St, Carlton. Bruno Latour’s (1947- ) writings, both in public magazines and in his important books, are widely studied today. He has been awarded the academy’s highest honors (including the Holberg […]

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Fall 2019 Introduction to Logical Reasoning

Introduction to Logical Reasoning: Phil 201Dr. Peter Gratton, Dept. History and Political ScienceOffice Hours:M/W: 10:45-12:30pm, 1:45pm-3:30pm and by appointment (virtual hours by appointment as well)  Cell phone (use only in an emergency and best by text): 504-478-5982e-mail: peter.gratton@selu.eduRequired Texts: Hurley, Patrick J., A Concise Introduction to Logic, 13th edition (Cengage Publishing).General Course Description: This course focuses on […]

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Summer 2019: Introduction to Logical Reasoning

Introduction to Logical Reasoning: Phil 201 Dr. Peter Gratton, Dept. History and Political ScienceOffice Hours: M/W: 9:20-11:00; 12:15-2:00, by appointment (virtual hours by appointment as well)  Cell phone (use only in an emergency and best by text): 504-478-5982 e-mail: peter.gratton@selu.edu Required Texts:Hurley, Patrick J., A Concise Introduction to Logic, 13th edition (Cengage Publishing). General Course Description:This course […]

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Winter 2017: Seminar in 20/21st Century Philosophy—World/Nature in Heidegger, Arendt, Derrida, and Nancy

PHIL 6851 Sem 20th/21st Cent Phil  Syllabus Class Time, Location: T, 19:00-21:30, A  2071 Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm; 3:15-7:00pm and by appointment READING SCHEDULE AND RESOURCES [Below I reference the original language versions. Any students interested should contact for the professor for the necessary copies of these versions, if unavailable through the MUN library.] Tuesday, […]

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Fall 2017: Existentialism

Syllabus Office Hours: T/Th, 15:15-17:20 Schedule of Readings: Thursday, Sept. 7 Introduction to Existentialism 1. Listen to BBC, In our Time, “Existentialism” (podcast). 2. Steven Crowell, “Existentialism,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Tuesday, Sept. 12 Read: Friedrich Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morals, Essay 1. *If you have not received an email from me, please email me at my […]

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