Robert Pasnau works across the whole history of philosophy, from the ancient to the modern era. His principal focus is on medieval philosophy, particularly focusing on mind, knowledge, and metaphysics.
The history of philosophy, theories of knowledge, metaphysics
FYSM 1000 - First Year Seminar
Provide first year students with an immersive experience in an interdisciplinary topic that addresses current issues including social, technical and global topics. Taught by faculty from across campus, the course provides students with an opportunity to interact in small classes, have project based learning experiences and gain valuable communication skills. Seminar style classes focused on discussion and projects.
PHIL 4030 - Medieval Philosophy
Introduces philosophy from the late Roman era to the 14th century. Philosophers studied may include Augustine, Boethius, Aquinas, and Ockham. Topics range over religion, ethics, mind, and metaphysics. Recommended prerequisite: 12 hours philosophy course work.
PHIL 5040 - Latin Philosophical Texts
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
Selected readings in classical and medieval philosophy, in the original language, with a focus on achieving fluency in reading philosophical Latin.