LL

Loren Lomasky

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Philosophy
Office location and address
141 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
AS-PHIL Student Research Support
Source: Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation
April 14, 2016 – April 13, 2017
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 1730: Introduction to Moral and Political Philosophy
Credits: 3
Examines some of the central problems of moral philosophy and their sources in human life and thought. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 2760: Classics of Political Philosophy
Credits: 3
Considers some of the perennial questions in political philosophy through an examination of classical works in the field, including some or all of the following: Aristotle's Politics, Hobbes's Leviathan, Locke's Second Treatise of Government, and Rousseau's On the Social Contract. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 2780: Ancient Political Thought
Credits: 3
A survey of the political ideas and theories of the ancient Greeks and Romans, including such works as Plato's REPUBLIC, Aristotle's POLITICS and Cicero's DE RE PUBLICA. 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 5510: Seminar on an Ancient History of Philosophy Topic
Credits: 3
A survey of the political ideas and theories of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
PHIL 5560: Seminar on a Political Philosophy Topic
Credits: 3
A seminar on political theory and how the topics of rights and freedoms are incorporated.
PHIL 8995: Supervised Research
Credits: 3
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.