Dr. H. E. Baber
outcomes: Students will
be able to give an account of the main problems
in central areas of philosophy considered in the analytic tradition,
to understand the fundamental concepts that figure in the discussion of these problems, and to assess arguments critically and formulate their own arguments.
Office Founders 165c
Telephone USD: Extension 2749 (IÕm bad at
picking up messages from this phone.)
Cellphone: (619) 805-6838 (Better. Text if I donÕt answer)
Class Website http://home.sandiego.edu/~baber/analytic/
Message Board http://analyticphilosophy.blogspot.com/
Turnitin.com Term papers will be submitted through Turnitin.com: instructions for submission to be provided
Office Hours TueThu 12:15 – 2:15; Wed 1:15 – 2:15; and by appointment.
Class Meetings TueThu 2:30 – 3:50 pm Serra 312
Readings All readings, handouts and powerpoints are linked to the class website.
Grade Your grade for the semester will be based upon two tests and a term paper. In addition, you must submit a written proposal for your term paper to be discussed in class and approved by your instructor.
Test I Thu Mar 15 30% of final grade
Test II Thu May 3 30% of final grade
Proposal due Tue Apr 26 must be approved
Presentations May 8, May 10 required
Term Paper due Tue May 22 40% of final grade
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