This course is a study of recent attempts by philosophers to explain the nature of language and thought. The focus of the course will be on three of the central figures of the analytic tradition--Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [PHIL201 or COL359 or CCIV217] OR PHIL202 OR PHIL231
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Mind)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected readings from Frege, Russell and Wittgenstein.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One or more short papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The level of this course is fairly advanced so previous exposure to basic methods of philosophical arguments and of the elements of logic would be helpful.
|Instructor(s): Ostrow,Matthew Times: .M.W... 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: ZLKA202; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 2||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 4||FR: 2|
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