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Instructor: Hoover (Spring 2009)


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 Forms   Current Assignments
  • Wed., April 22: Commentary Due.
  • Fri., April 17: Final Draft Due.

 Previous Assignments

  • Wed., April 8: First Draft Due.
  • Thurs., April 2: "work day"
  • Tues., March 31: Rorty, "Ethics Without Principles"
  • Thurs., March 26: Jones,. "Women's Nature?"
  • Tues., March 24: Zack,. "Race and Philosophic Meaning"
  • Thurs., March 19: Pereboom. Why We Have No Free Will and Can Live Without It,
  • Tues., March 17: No new reading. BRING FINISHED PROSPECTUS to class
  • Thurs., No class.  Individual meetings before Break
  • Tues., March 3: Hacking, "Making Up People"  [Write commentary}
  • Thurs., Feb. 26: Foucault, from: "History of Sexuality"
  • Tues., Feb. 24: Taylor, "Dialogical Self"  + [Write a prospectus for this article]
  • Thurs., Feb. 19: Rorty, "Science as Solidarity  + [Fill out reveiw sheet-see that it gets to me by 1:30 Thurs.]
  • Tues., Feb. 17: Davidson: "On the Very Idea of A Conceptual Scheme"
  • Thurs., Feb. 12: Quine, "Ontological Relativity"
  • Tues., Feb. 10: Searle and Churchland: Artificial Intelligence: A Debate  + [Provide an outline of the argumentative structure of the debate]
  • Thurs., Feb. 5: Fodor, "The Mind-Body Problem"
  • Tues., Feb. 3: Place, "Is Consciousness a Brain-Process? + Churchland, "Reductive and Eliminative Materialism"
  • Thurs., Jan. 29: Ryle, from "The Concept of Mind"
  • Tues., Jan. 27: Moulton, "A Paradigm of Philosophy"
  • Thurs., Jan. 22: Jaggar, "Love and Knowledge"
  • Tues., Jan. 20: Clifford, "The Ethics of Belief"; James, "The WIll to Believe"
  • Thurs., Jan. 15: No assignment (First class day)
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