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Ross Paul Cameron

Professor
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Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Philosophy
Office location and address
108 Levering Hall
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 2420: Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Credits: 3
Introduces the concepts and techniques of modern formal logic, including both sentential and quantifier logic, as well as proof, interpretation, translation, and validity. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 3400: Introduction to Non-Classical Logic
Credits: 3
An introduction to systems of non-classical logic, including both extensions and revisions to classical logic.
PHIL 3500: Seminar in Philosophy
Credits: 3
Topics change from semester to semester and year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/.
PHIL 3620: Science Fiction & Philosophy
Credits: 3
Science fiction is a distinctively philosophical genre. Science fiction stories can cause us to question the bounds of what is possible, explore ethical questions that arise in alien circumstances, explore the nature of the self and the very nature of reality, and so on. This course will investigate philosophical questions via science fiction literature, and use philosophy to explore the nature of science fiction.
PHIL 4010: Seminar for Majors
Credits: 3
Topic changes from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/. Prerequisite: Philosophy majors.
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 7502: Readings in Philosophy
Credits: 3
With the permission of the instructor, a student may arrange to take an undergraduate course for graduate credit under this designation. The student will attend lectures and cover the subjects of the undergraduate course, but will do additional reading and/or written work; the student's work in the course will be graded on a scale appropriate for graduate course work.
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/.