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Crispin Sartwell

Associate Professor of Philosophy (2004)

Contact Information

sartwelc@dickinson.edu

East College Room 203
717.245.1474

Education

  • B.A., The University of Maryland, 1980
  • M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1985
  • Ph.D., The University of Virginia, 1989

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

PHIL 180 Political Philosophy
Cross-listed with POSC 180-01.

POSC 180 Political Philosophy
Cross-listed with PHIL 180-01.

PHIL 202 17th & 18th Century Philosophy
This course treats the Rationalists, Empiricists and Kant, with particular emphasis on issues in epistemology and metaphysics, such as the possibility and limits of human knowledge, the role of sense perception and reason in knowledge, the nature of substance, God and reality.Prerequisite: one prior course in philosophy or permission of the instructor.

PHIL 215 Existentialism
A study of existentialist thinkers, including Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, de Beauvoir, and Camus, who treat the human condition as irreducibly individual and yet philosophically communicable, and for whom the experience of the existing individual is of primary importance in issues ranging from one's relationship to God to the inevitability of death. Prerequisite: one prior course in philosophy or permission of the instructor. Offered every two years.

ARTH 252 Philosophy of Art
Cross-listed with PHIL 252-01.

PHIL 252 Philosophy of Art
Cross-listed with ARTH 252-01.