University of Wisconsin–Madison

Graduate Course Descriptions

701 Reading Seminar

A “reading seminar” which meets concurrently with our usual seminars (800-961) each semester. Students enrolled in 701 will be expected to do the readings, but will have a substantially lighter work-load in terms of written assignments.

799 Directed Study

1–3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status, written consent of instructor and department chairperson.

830 Advanced History of Philosophy

(Crosslisted with Classics 830.) Ⅰ, Ⅱ; 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

835 Advanced History of Philosophy

Ⅰ, Ⅱ; 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

838 Advanced History of Philosophy–Kant

Ⅰ or Ⅱ; 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

903 Seminar: Epistemology

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

911 Seminar — Logic

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

916 Seminar — Philosophy of Language

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

920 Seminar — Philosophy of Science: Causation, Explanation, Probability

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

930 Seminar — History of Philosophy

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

935 Seminar in Philosophical Analysis

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

941 Seminar — Ethics

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

949 Seminar in Continental Philosophy

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

950 Seminar in Philosophy of Education

(Crosslisted with Ed Pol 950. See Ed Pol 950 for course information.)

951 Seminar — Philosophy of Mind

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

953 Aesthetics Seminar

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

955 Seminar social and Political Philosophy

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

959 Seminar — Legal Philosophy

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

960 Metaphysics Seminar

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status and consent of instructor.

961 Seminar — Philosophy of Religion

3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate status; consent of instructor.

990 Research and Thesis

Ⅰ or Ⅱ or SS; 2–9 credits

999 Independent Work

Ⅰ, Ⅱ, SS; 2–9 credits Prerequisites: Consult instructor, consult adviser.