Barry Vaughan, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Office: BP 43A - Room: 43

480-461-7620

480-461-7620 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 Credits
General consideration of human nature and the nature of the universe. Knowledge, perception, freedom and determinism, and the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22909
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

22910
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

22911
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 22911 Students may contact instructor at: barry.vaughan@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

PHI103 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
Informal logic, logical fallacies, elementary symbolic logic, analysis of argument forms, and construction of proofs for validity.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22921
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 22921 Students may contact instructor at: barry.vaughan@mesacc.edu

PHI105 Introduction to Ethics 3 Credits
A survey of ethical theory in Western Philosophy, including the major normative theories and selected metaethical theories. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22913
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 22913 Students may contact instructor at: barry.vaughan@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring 2022

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 Credits
General consideration of human nature and the nature of the universe. Knowledge, perception, freedom and determinism, and the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29191
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

9 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

30417
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

21 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30417 Students may contact instructor at: barry.vaughn@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

28602
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

12 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

28601
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

8 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

PHI103 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
Informal logic, logical fallacies, elementary symbolic logic, analysis of argument forms, and construction of proofs for validity.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29190
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Open

6 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29190 Students may contact instructor at: barry.vaughan@mesacc.edu

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