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Christopher Knapp
Professor in the Philosophy department
at Binghamton University (SUNY), Binghamton, NY
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Overall Quality
4.0
Average Grade
N/A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.8
Clarity
4.1
Easiness
2.5
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09/24/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Phil147 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor Knapp is the man. I LOVED him, and he is very into the subject. He is just adorable.

05/16/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Probably most normal philosophy professor ever. Nice guy, funny in lectures, helpful in office hours not an easy A however

01/09/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ENVI481G Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Excellent course: I learned how to write coherently and present in front of an audience. The content was great and it made you think outside the box.

12/19/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHIL457G Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He's fantastic, welcomes opinions contrary to his own, and holds lively discussions. In one term, he not only taught me the course material, but also how to teach a seminar-style class.

05/11/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
Envi149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Vague readings, lecture attendance is a must. Test averages are around 50% which is a B. Exams are extremely difficult because you have to know the thoughts and ideas of over 20+ authors. Term paper was not too difficult, overall interesting class just made to be difficult. Wish for a good TA that will factor heavily in your grade.

11/30/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHIL149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I really enjoyed this class. Professor Knapp lectures well and has a lot of energy. I was lucky to have an excellent TA as well

11/10/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHIL149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

So knowledgeable. Some material was harder than others, but he explains everything so well with examples. Make sure to go to class to get good notes. No textbook, but readings from blackboard. They are sometimes hard to get the point of if you don't go to class. I feel I really learned a lot from him.

07/26/2011
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHIL457G Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

This seminar was very interesting. I think Knapp is an excellent instructor. We did presentations every week. It was mostly student-run with Knapp as our moderator. I would like to take a class with his where he is a lecturer. I recommend if you are interested in the field.

05/23/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHIL149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME...A lot of reading and the t/a's are extremely condescending (i.e. Karin Howe). If you enjoy philosophy then have fun. Btw you will fall asleep in lecture, just a warning. Overall its not extremely difficult, but just boring.

05/09/2011
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
PHIL149 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

This class is easy if you attend the lectures and do the readings. Make sure you get the right t/a. Jessica is amazing but Karin is a big no, no. There are weekly quizzes. You will fall asleep in every class no matter if lecture or discussion. Midterm had the biggest curve in life, along with the weekly quizzes. Only take if you have to.

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