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FILM 237: Film Philosophy

An introduction to philosophy, using film as a lens through which philosophical ideas are examined. In discussion and writing, students analyze narrative or documentary films (classic or contemporary) on enduring philosophical questions such as: what is truth; what is right; or what is the meaning of life.

Fall 2024-2025

Section: 401
Class number: 14287
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 14289
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 14288
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 412
Class number: 14290
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED

Spring 2023-2024

Section: 601
Class number: 32502
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 32488
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 901
Class number: 32570
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 910
Class number: 32571
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED

Winter 2023-2024

Section: 501
Class number: 22429
Meeting time: Th 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
Section: 510
Class number: 22440
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 801
Class number: 22374
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 22375
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED

Fall 2023-2024

Section: 401
Class number: 13094
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 13096
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 13095
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
Section: 412
Class number: 13097
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Spring 2022-2023

Section: 601
Class number: 39742
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 39716
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 901
Class number: 40436
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 910
Class number: 40437
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Winter 2022-2023

Section: 501
Class number: 29068
Meeting time: Th 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 510
Class number: 29083
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
Section: 801
Class number: 28409
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 28410
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Fall 2022-2023

Section: 401
Class number: 18744
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 403
Class number: 18746
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 410
Class number: 18745
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 412
Class number: 18747
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED

Summer II 2021-2022

Section: 520
Class number: 42769
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Spring 2021-2022

Section: 601
Class number: 37118
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 37088
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 901
Class number: 42417
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 910
Class number: 42418
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Winter 2021-2022

Section: 501
Class number: 28776
Meeting time: Th 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 28793
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 801
Class number: 20490
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 20491
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Fall 2021-2022

Section: 401
Class number: 4359
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Section: 403
Class number: 4361
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 4360
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 412
Class number: 4362
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED

Summer I 2020-2021

Section: 220
Class number: 41315
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Spring 2020-2021

Section: 301
Class number: 30204
Meeting time: Tu 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 310
Class number: 30164
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 601
Class number: 30205
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 30165
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED

Winter 2020-2021

Section: 501
Class number: 28780
Meeting time: Th 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: Online: Sync
Section: 502
Class number: 28801
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
Section: 510
Class number: 28800
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Section: 511
Class number: 28802
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 410
Class number: 10634
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 412
Class number: 10636
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Summer II 2019-2020

Section: 520
Class number: 40046
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 301
Class number: 30054
Meeting time: Tu 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 310
Class number: 30009
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
CLOSED
Section: 601
Class number: 30055
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 30010
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 901
Class number: 30056
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor: Johnny Wilson
Section: 902
Class number: 30057
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 910
Class number: 30011
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Johnny Wilson
Section: 911
Class number: 30023
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Sam Bartos | View syllabus