PHIL 598 - Independent Literature Survey
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.

An independent literature survey in which a student reviews basic literature in a given area of philosophy and writes an extended bibliographic essay that sets forth a range of major positions within that area, indicates how various philosophers fit within this range of positions, and provides critical commentary on the positions, indicating, for example, the chief advantages and disadvantages of each, resulting in a critical bibliographic essay. Students must seek guidance from a faculty member in selecting a reasonable range of works for study. Students are encouraged to carry out such surveys during the summer months. If the ILS is to commence in the Spring/Summer or Fall, initial guidance should be sought the preceding April; if it is to commence in the Winter, initial guidance should be sought no later than the preceding December. The bibliographic essays will be evaluated by the faculty member and may, if appropriate, be certified for distribution

PHIL 598 - Independent Literature Survey
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