Prerequisite: At least 12 credit hours in Philosophy or permission of Instructor.
The content of this course will vary, but each offering will focus on one or two topics of current interest in analytic philosophy. The topics may be general (e.g., philosophy of language, advanced logic, advanced philosophy of science); more specific (e.g., philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of physics, philosophy of perception); or author-centered (e.g., Wittgenstein, Carnap, Quine, Dummet). Please inquire for content of current offering. Each student will be required to write a major research paper, do an extensive survey of secondary literature, and engage in the peer review of his/her own work and the work of his/her classmates.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.