Faculty Profile

Pete Gunter

Title
Adjunct Faculty
Department
Philosophy and Religion
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Yale University, 1963.
Major: "Intellect and Intuition in Bergson"
BA, Cambridge, 1960.
Major: Moral Science Tripos, Modern Philosophy
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1958.
Major: Plan II Honors

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PHIL 3100.001, Aesthetics, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Science, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3310.001, Ancient Philosophy, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3330.001, Modern Philosophy, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2310.001, Introduction to Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Science, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 1050.004, Introduction to Philosophy, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3330.001, Modern Philosophy, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 4700.001, Environmental Ethics, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 4450.001, Philosophy of Ecology, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PHIL 6900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2015
PHIL 6960.001, Semester in Problems of Philosophy, Fall 2014
PHIL 4900.015, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHIL 5900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHIL 6900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2014
PHIL 3360.001, American Philosophy, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHIL 5900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Science, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Science, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PHIL 1050.013, Introduction to Philosophy, Spring 2010
PHIL 3250.001, Philosophy of Natural Science, Spring 2010
PHIL 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHIL 3360.001, American Philosophy, Spring 2009
PHIL 4960.004, Proseminar in Philosophy, Spring 2009
PHIL 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PHIL 4960.004, Proseminar in Philosophy, Spring 2008
PHIL 5960.002, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Spring 2008
PHIL 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2008
ENGL 4800.003, Special Seminar in Literature or Language, Spring 2008
PHIL 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHIL 3100.001, Aesthetics, Spring 2007
PHIL 2310.001, Introduction to Ancient Philosophy, Spring 2007
PHIL 6910.710, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHIL 3360.001, American Philosophy, Spring 2006
PHIL 5800.001, Seminar in Symbolic Logic and Metamathematics, Spring 2006
PHIL 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHIL 3300.001, Symbolic Logic, Spring 2006
PHIL 3100.001, Aesthetics, Spring 2005
PHIL 2310.001, Introduction to Ancient Philosophy, Spring 2005
PHIL 5900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PHIL 2330.001, Introduction to Modern Philosophy, Fall 2004
PHIL 5800.001, Seminar in Symbolic Logic and Metamathematics, Fall 2004
PHIL 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2004
PHIL 3300.001, Symbolic Logic, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Gunter, P. A. (2011). Big Thicket Guidebook..
Gunter, P. A. (2010). Henri Bergson: A Bibliography. 3rd Edition.
Gunter, P. A. (2005). Saving the Big Thicket.
Gunter, P. A. (1997). Texas Land Ethics.
Gunter, P. A. (1993). Founders of Constructive Postmodernism.
Gunter, P. A. (1993). The Big Thicket: An Ecological Reconsideration.
Gunter, P. A. (1990). Creativity in George Herbert Mead.
Gunter, P. A. (1987). Bergson and Modern Thought: Towards a Unified Science.
Gunter, P. A. (1985). Present Tense. Future Perfect?.
Gunter, P. A. (1984). River in Dry Grass (A Novel).
Gunter, P. A. (1982). The Memoirs of W.R. Strong.
Gunter, P. A. (1978). Process Philosophy: Basic Writings.
Gunter, P. A. (1974). Henri Bergson: A Bibliography.
Gunter, P. A. (1972). The Big Thicket: A Challenge for Conservation.
Gunter, P. A. (1969). Bergson and the Evolution of Physics.
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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