Hannah Arendt (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy).
Prerequisite: One prior course from Philosophy 100B, 100C, 100D, and 100E; or, two prior course in philosophy. Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units. An examination of philosophical topics connected with human action, e.g. the role of intentions and desires in the explanation and justification of action and the nature of practical reason.
Philosophy majors are given a foundation in logic and philosophical methodology, and are asked to confront fundamental questions in the main areas of philosophy: epistemology and metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy, philosophy of mind and language, and history of philosophy. The department requires that all majors take at least one seminar (PHIL UN3912), designed to allow students to.
Philosophy of science is a sub-field of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science.The central questions of this study concern what qualifies as science, the reliability of scientific theories, and the ultimate purpose of science.This discipline overlaps with metaphysics, ontology, and epistemology, for example, when it explores the relationship between.
Given essays of sufficiently high quality, it is also possible that more than one award could be made in the same year. Miller Prize Submission Guidelines. Entrants must be registered graduate students in philosophy at Johns Hopkins University who are prior to the completion of their eighth semester in the program (i.e., anyone in their first four years). Submissions should be self-contained.
ENVI 103 Global Warming and Environmental Change. Last offered Fall 2018. Earth is the warmest it has been for at least five centuries, and the surface of our planet is responding. From extreme floods and drought to landslides and soil erosion, the natural processes that shape the Earth's surface are tied to temperature and precipitation, and as those change, the landscape reacts.
Space and place together define the nature of geography. Spatial analysis or the explanation of spatial organisation is at the forefront of geographical research. Geographers appear to be confident of both the meaning of space and the methods suited to its analysis. The interpretation of spatial elements requires an abstract and objective frame of thought, quantifiable data, and ideally the.
Humanistic psychology, a movement in psychology supporting the belief that humans, as individuals, are unique beings and should be recognized and treated as such by psychologists and psychiatrists. The movement grew in opposition to the two mainstream 20th-century trends in psychology, behaviourism and psychoanalysis.Humanistic principles attained application during the “human potential.