PHIL 401 - Undergraduate Honors Seminar
Section: 003
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Other:
Honors
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Open to Honors concentrators in Philosophy and others by permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
Continuing Course. Y grade can be reported at end of the first-term to indicate work in progress. At the end of the second term, the final grade is posted for both term’s elections. F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

PHIL 401 is open to seniors who are declared Honors concentrators in Philosophy, and to others by permission of the instructor. The seminar functions as an intensive workshop designed to help students identify and begin an independent philosophical research project. The seminar will provide advice, discussion, feedback, and support to enable students to enter the Winter Term in a good position to write a successful Honors Thesis. The seminar begins with several weeks of general discussion about research methods and basic methodological questions in philosophy, and then enters a sequence of stages in which students are asked to write a prospectus, a critical literature survey, a proto-chapter, and to give in-class presentations of work in progress.

PHIL 401 - Undergraduate Honors Seminar
Schedule Listing
003 (SEM)
P
41361
Open
1
2Dept Hnrs Sr
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M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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Note:
Please have chapters 1 & 2 of Lipson's book read BEFORE the first class meeting (14 Sept). 
 
Amazon, incidentally, has this book at a very good price.
ISBN: 0226481263
How to write a BA thesis a practical guide from your first ideas to your finished paper, Author: Charles Lipson., Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2005
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