2013-14 Course Descriptions

BIBP - Philosophy   
College of Biblical Studies (CBS)
 
   
BIBP 352 Biomedical Ethics (3-0-3), fall.  Students will explore current bioethical issues in the health care field, evaluate each issue at the philosophical level, and learn to respond from a Christian worldview.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101 and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
   
BIBP 380 Introduction to Philosophy (3-0-3), fall.  Basic concerns of philosophy to other fields and a discussion of the major types of philosophy.  Same as PHIL 380.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101 and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
   
BIBP 478 Philosophy of Religion (3-0-3), fall, even years.  An examination of theism in the light of reason, competing world views, and philosophies.  Same as PHIL 478.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101 and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
   
BIBP 486 Ethics (3-0-3), spring.  This course introduces students to various philosophical and theological approaches to morality with a specific focus on how the Christian tradition informs our responses to critical moral questions.  Same as PHIL 486.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101 and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
   
BIBP 487 History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (3-0-3), fall, odd years.  Development of philosophical thought during the ancient and medieval periods.  Same as PHIL 487.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
   
BIBP 489 History of Modern Philosophy (3-0-3), spring, even years.  The development of philosophical thought from Hobbes and Descartes through Kant and Hegel with emphasis on epistemology, metaphysics, and ethical theory.  Same as PHIL 489.  Prerequisites: BIBL 101 and 102 (or 103).  May be used to satisfy University Requirements.
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