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INTRO. TO
PHILOSOPHY
SYLLABUS






PART THREE



WEEK 9: WHO AM I? (Oct. 23)

  • John Perry, "A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality"
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, pp. 396-416


    CLASSICS OF EPISTEMOLOGY (I) (Oct. 26)

  • Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    Paper topics for the second paper will be handed
    out on Friday, October 26th. Papers are due
    on Tuesday, November 6th, in class
    .


    WEEK 10: CLASSICS OF EPISTEMOLOGY (II) (Oct. 30)

  • John Locke, "Some Further Considerations Concerning Our Simple Ideas of Sensation"
  • George Berkeley, Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    CLASSICS OF EPISTEMOLOGY (III) (Nov. 2)

  • David Hume, "Of Scepticism with Regard to the Senses"
  • David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY




    Papers for the second paper topic are due on Tuesday, October 30th.


    WEEK 11: PERCEPTION (Nov. 2)

  • A. J. Ayer, "The Argument from Illusion"
  • J.L. Austin, "The Argument from Illusion"
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    Papers for the second paper topic are due on Tuesday, November 6th.


    CAUSATION (Nov. 9)

  • G.E.M. Anscombe, "Causality and Determination," pp. 252-62,
  • W.C. Salmon, "The Problem of Induction," pp. 230-51,
    in Perry & Bratman, INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    Paper Topics for the third paper will be handed out on Friday, November 9th.
    Papers are due on Tuesday, November 20th, in class.




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