Courses offered Summer 2021

Information about the 2021 Summer course offerings can be found here.

Courses offered – Fall/Winter 2020-21

Timetable information can be found on the main Faculty of Arts and Science website.

Please note that course descriptions posted here are tentative and subject to change. They should only be used as a guide to help you choose your courses. The finalized version of the syllabus and marking scheme will be provided to you on the first day of classes.

100-Level Courses

200-Level Courses

300-Level Courses

400-Level Courses

Individual Study Courses


Special Terms for Fall/Winter 2020-21

The ongoing global coronavirus pandemic has necessitated a few changes to Philosophy course offerings in the Fall semester of 2020: While you can expect the quality of instruction to continue at the same high standards as before, the mode of class delivery will be different for this semester. For Fall 2020, no classes or tutorials will be offered purely in person. Instead, every course listing will indicate whether materials are offered in dual-delivery, online-asynchronous, or online-synchronous mode. Here is what these terms mean:

Dual-delivery lectures or tutorials:

Live-streamed lectures or tutorials. A small number of students will be present (in person, though socially distant) with the instructor in the classroom, while others will participate in class online. The model allows students (both in-person and online) to learn together in real time. You must choose your mode of participation when registering and cannot switch from online to in-person. Lectures may also be recorded for future viewing.

Online, asynchronous lectures or content:

Pre-recorded lectures or content available online for viewing at any time for the duration of the course. To keep up with the course, students must still view lectures and content within the week they are assigned.

Online, synchronous lectures or tutorials:

Live, online webinar-style learning in which instructors and all students come together online at a specific time for class.

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