PHIL 401 - Undergraduate Honors Seminar
Fall 2017, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Requirements & Distribution:
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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.
May not be repeated for credit.
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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 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.

Intended Audience:

Senior Honors majors. Others with permission of instructor

Class Format:



PHIL 401 - Undergraduate Honors Seminar
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
5Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
M 4:00PM - 6:00PM

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