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 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
29284
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

29285
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Started

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

29286
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
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 29286 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
29295
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
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 29295 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
29287
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 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 29287 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 2023

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
29670
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

17 of 18
Seats Available

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

30653
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

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

29140
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

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

29139
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

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

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
33519
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

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