University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

PHL 330 Metaphysics - A Survey

This course surveys the field of metaphysics, including its basic concepts (e.g., likeness, identity, and existence), ontological categorizations (e.g., abstract and concrete objects, actual and merely possible entities, particulars and universals), and some central topical issues (e.g., free will, God, personal identity over time, and the mind-body problem). Salzburg Only. Approval of Studies abroad Director Required.


PHL 150 and PHL 220 recommended