Jorge Secada headshot
JS

Jorge E. Secada

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Philosophy
Office location and address
208 Levering
50 Rotunda Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
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 1510: Introductory Philosophy Seminars
Credits: 3
Discussion groups devoted to some philosophical writing or topic. Information on the specific topic can be obtained from the philosophy department at course enrollment time. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 2110: History of Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval
Credits: 3
Survey of the history of philosophy from the Pre-Socratic period through the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 2120: History of Philosophy: Modern
Credits: 3
Surveys the history of modern philosophy, beginning with Descartes and extending up to the nineteenth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 2500: Survey on a Philosophical Topic
Credits: 3
A lecture series on the various topics central to Philosophy.
PHIL 3140: History of Medieval Philosophy
Credits: 3
Examines the continued development of philosophy from after Aristotle to the end of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
SPAN 4520: Special Topics Seminar: Culture and Civilization
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: SPAN 3010, 3300, and 3 credits of 3400-3430, or departmental placement
PHIL 4993: Directed Reading and Research
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under the direction of a faculty member. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 4995: Directed Reading and Research
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under the direction of a faculty member. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 4999: Senior Thesis
Credits: 3
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 5530: Seminar on a Modern History of Philosophy Topic
Credits: 3
A survey of the most important philosophers of the Modern Age.
PHIL 7530: Seminar on a Modern History of Philosophy Topic
Credits: 3
A survey of the most important philosophers of the Modern Age.
PHIL 8995: Supervised Research
Credits: 3
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
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/.