Undergraduate Courses

The following is a list of courses offered by Tyndale University College. You can also see the course schedule for specific terms.

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Course Code Course Name
PHIL 171 Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to the perennial issues in Western philosophy, such as knowledge and skepticism, the existence of God, the problem of evil,...
PHIL 201 Critical Reasoning
Examination of the basic principles of constructing good arguments and criticizing bad ones. Among the topics covered are deductive and...
PHIL 213 Bioethics
Provides an in-depth examination of contemporary bioethical issues, such as the definition of a person, determination of life and death,...
PHIL 241 Philosophy and Film
Aims to examine and critically evaluate various philosophical themes and problems by means of the visual medium of film. It will be divided...
PHIL 261 The Apologetics of C.S. Lewis
An examination of the apologetic system of C.S. Lewis, as found in his major philosophical works. The course is divided into two parts. In...
PHIL 294 Christian Apologetics
Examines the Christian worldview and various issues in Christian apologetics. After considering the biblical basis for Christian apologetics...
PHIL 301 Metaphysics
Systematic study of contemporary issues related to the nature of reality. These include universals and particulars, the necessary and the...
PHIL 302 Belief, Truth and Knowledge
Systematic study of contemporary issues related to the nature of knowledge, belief and truth. These include warrant and justification,...
PHIL 304 Existentialism
Introduces students to existentialist philosophy in both its religious and atheist expressions. In addition, endeavours to have students...
PHIL 311 Normative Ethical Theory
Introduction to the problems, positions and arguments of contemporary moral philosophy. Through readings from classical and contemporary...
PHIL 321 Philosophy of Religion
Undertakes an investigation of some of the problems in the philosophy of religion, including the interface between faith and reason,...
PHIL 322 Philosophy of Science
Introduction to the central issues in contemporary philosophy of science. Topics include the definition and limits of science, the nature and...
PHIL 323 Aesthetics
Provides an introduction to problems, classical, medieval, modern, and contemporary, in philosophical aesthetics. A case-based approach is...
PHIL 326 Philosophy of Mind
What is a human being? Are human beings simply material objects? Are they a combination of matter and soul? What is consciousness and how can...
PHIL 330 Political Philosophy
What is the state? Why should citizens allow the state to exercise control over various aspects of life within that state? Are there limits...
PHIL 350 Directed Studies in Philosophy
This independent study option is open to third- and fourth-year students who wish to explore a topic not covered in the regular curriculum...
PHIL 361 Plato
Provides a substantial treatment of an important Platonic dialogue by emphasizing both its philosophical contributions and its historical/...
PHIL 362 Aristotle
Provides a sustained treatment of a significant treatise of Aristotle. Begins with an overview of important themes, problems and distinctions...
PHIL 363 Modern Philosophy
Critical examination of the philosophical traditions and developments of the17th and 18th centuries. The two main traditions of this era,...
PHIL 364 Aquinas
Beginning with Aquinas’ reflections on the nature of God, traces Aquinas’ thought as it progresses in the Summa Theologiae and the Summa...
PHIL 366 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Focuses on the major philosophical developments between the ancient Greeks and the medieval period. Special emphasis will be given to...
PHIL 370 Symbolic Logic
Provides an introduction to symbolic logic, which in turn provides students with a greater ability to understand and to analyze the structure...
PHIL 421 The Analytic Tradition
Examination of the key figures in the development of analytic philosophy: Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and A. J....
PHIL 430 Philosophy of Language
Advanced survey of the major topics and issues in contemporary philosophy of language. Meaning, truth, names and descriptions, reference,...
PHIL 450 Advanced Directed Studies in Philosophy
This independent study option is open to fourth-year Philosophy majors who wish to explore a topic not covered in the regular curriculum and...

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