Barry F. Vaughan, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Office: BP 43A - Room: 43

480-461-7620

480-461-7620 (alt)

480-844-3212 (fax)

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

Spring 2019

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
32491
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

31649
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Class Started

31660
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Class Started

31652
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Class Started

31653
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Class Started

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
32490
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

PHI201 History of Ancient Philosophy 3 Credits
Historical survey of the intellectual history of the Greco-Roman world, focusing on the philosophical tradition and social/historical context. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35649
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

Summer 2019

REL250 Religion in Ireland: Neolithic to Early Medieval 3 Credits
Survey of the Ancient religious traditions of Ireland. Students investigate the beliefs and practices of Irish Religions in the context of their social, economical and political systems from the late Neolithic to the early Medieval periods (4000 BCE-700 CE). Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17457
Dobson Campus
IRELAND
Lecture
05/31/2019 - 07/01/2019
MoTuWeTh
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

6 of 25
Seats Available

Fall 2019

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
25695
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

28 of 30
Seats Available

25697
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

27 of 30
Seats Available

27207
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Open

28 of 30
Seats Available

25698
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

27 of 30
Seats Available

25699
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

27 of 30
Seats Available

25701
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

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
25702
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

26 of 30
Seats Available

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