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Brie Gertler

Professor
Department Chair
Unit: Provost's Office
Department: Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost
Office location and address
109 Cocke Hall
351 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
PHIL 1000: Introduction to Philosophy
Credits: 3
Introduces a broad spectrum of philosophical problems and approaches. Topics include basic questions concerning morality, skepticism and the foundations of knowledge, the mind and its relation to the body, and the existence of God. Readings are drawn from classics in the history of philosophy and/or contemporary sources. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/
PHIL 2650: Free Will and Responsibility
Credits: 3
Examines whether our actions and choices are free and whether or to what extent we can be held responsible for them. Includes the threat to freedom posed by the possibility of scientific explanations of our behavior and by psychoanalysis, the concept of compulsion, moral and legal responsibility, and the nature of human action. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 7500: First Year Seminar
Credits: 3
Seminar for First Yr graduate students. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 7540: Seminar on a Philosophy of Ethics Topic
Credits: 3
A survey of ethical theory and moral status.
PHIL 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.