PHIL 432.001 – The Beginnings of Analytic Philosophy

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Instructor: Ram Neta. This course meets W 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. in CW 213.

We will study the influential ideas of Bertrand Russell, G.E. Moore, Rudolf Carnap, Ruth Barcan Marcus, David Kaplan, Hilary Putnam, Elizabeth Anscombe, Saul Kripke, and Tyler Burge.  Course requirements include three in-class presentations, weekly grades writing assignments of 500 words each on the readings, and a term paper of 7,000 words.  All students must know the logic of multiple quantification.