This course explores recent discussions in metaphysics. Topics change from year to year. The topic of Spring 2017 is metaphysics and the philosophy of logic in Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: (PHIL231 AND [PHIL201 or COL359 or CCIV217]) OR (PHIL231 AND [PHIL202 or COL360]) OR (PHIL231 AND PHIL292)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Classic and contemporary sources.
|Examination and Assignments: |
One seminar paper, and possibly also other assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is an advanced seminar in philosophy, and so students will need to have a general background in the history of philosophy, such as acquired from Phil 201 or 202, and some knowledge of logic, such as acquired from Phil 231, Phil 290, or Math 243, and probably also one course in philosophy beyond the introductory level.
|Instructor(s): Shieh,Sanford Times: ....R.. 07:10PM-10:00PM; Location: BOGH110; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 5||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 0||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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