Analytic Philosophy Schedule

(subject to revision!)

 

 

Tuesday

Thursday

24-Jan

26-Jan

 

About this course: a brief history of philosophy, where analytic philosophy fits and what it is.

 

31-Jan

2-Feb

Russell. "Our Knowledge of the External World"

Russell. "On Denoting"

 

7-Feb

9-Feb

Strawson. "On Referring"

Russell. "Mr. Strawson on Referring"

 

Quine. "On What There Is"

14-Feb

16-Feb

Ayer. "The A Priori"

APA Conference: no classes

21-Feb

23-Feb

Quine. "Two Dogmas of Empiricism"

Quine. "Two Dogmas of Empiricism"

Frege. "On Sense and Reference"

 

28-Feb

1-Mar

Frege. "On Sense and Reference"

Black. "The Identity of Indiscernibles"

6-Mar

8-Mar

Spring Break – no classes

13-Mar

15-Mar

Discussion and Review

Test 1

20-Mar

22-Mar

Quine. “Identity, Ostension, Hypostasis”

SCP Conference:

27-Mar

29-Mar

Kripke. “Identity and Necessity.”

Putnam. Meaning and Reference

3-Apr

5-Apr

Turing. "Computing Machinery and Intelligence"

"Searle. "Minds, Brains, and Programs"

Easter Break – no classes

10-Apr

12-Apr

Lewis. “Mad Pain and Martian Pain.”

Block. “Inverted Earth”

17-Apr

19-Apr

Jackson. “Epiphenomenal Qualia”

Jackson. “What Mary Didn’t Know”

 

Dennett. “Where Am I?”

24-Apr

26-Apr

Olson. “An Argument for Animalism”?

Parfit. “Personal Identity”
Proposal Due!

1-May

3-May

Discussion and Review

Test II

8-May

10-May

Student Presentations

Student Presentations