Rowan University
Ellen Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy & Religion
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ 08028
Office: 117 Linden Hall

Office Phone:  856-256-4835
E-mail:  millere@rowan.edu

   
Dr. Ellen Miller
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Current Courses
Introduction to Philosophy   (Mon. & Weds.)
Introduction to Philosophy   (Tuesday)
Introduction to Ethics
Philosophy and Gender

  

   Previous Courses

Contemporary  Moral Problems
Philosophy and Society
Logic of Everyday Reasoning
Aesthetics
Feminist Theory
Western        Humanities

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Assignments for Introduction to Philosophy (Mon - Weds.)

Proposed Calendar (Subject to change in order to respond to class needs

Date Reading Assignment Due Take Note
January 23 Intro to Course  
January 28 Philosophical Inquiry: What is Philosophy, Apology  
January 30 Plato, Apology  
February 4 Boethius  
February 6 Tuana  
February 11 Political Philosophy: M.L.King  
February 13 Radhakrishnan, Gandhi  
February 18 Morality: Hobbes  
February 20 Hobbes  
February 25 Bentham  
February 27 Bentham
March 4 Gilligan  
March 6 Hassan  
March 11 Philosophy of Religion: We will discuss pacing of course in order to determine the 2nd half of the course
March 13    
March 18 Spring Break Catch up on reading
March 20 Spring Break Recharge for 2nd half of course
March 25 Anselm  
March 27 Anselm  
April 1 Aquinas  
April 3 Aquinas  
April 8 Descartes  
April 10 Descartes  
April 15 Descartes
April 17 Have read Suzuki, p. 127 for today
April 22 Philosophy of Art:

Nochlin, "Why are there no Great Women Artists" (sections)

April 24 Nochlin continued
April 29 Read Weitz
May 1 Presentations
May 6 Presentations and celebrations...suggestions for writing final papers

I hope this course will be productive, enjoyable and fun! I look forward to hearing your views and sharing my love of philosophy with you throughout the semester!

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