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Classic papers

In 2014 we will be running a 'classic papers' seminar, for staff, PhD students, and other interested people. Each teaching week throughout the year we will work our way through one of the classic papers of philosophy.

Here is the schedule:

Session 30
WeekPaper
1.Parfit
2.Smart
3.Davidson, "Word and Object"
4.Quine, "Two Dogmas of Empiricism"
5.Nagel, "What is it Like to be a Bat?"
6.Williams, "The Makropulos case: Reflections on the Tedium of Immortality"
7.Nozick, Selections from Philosophical Explanations - Counterfactuals and Knowledge, .
8.Lewis, "Finkish Dispositions"
9.Strawson
10.Dummett
11.Kripke, Selections from 'Naming and Necessity'
12.Lewis, "Counterfactual Dependence and Time's Arrow"
Session 60
WeekPaper
1.Armstrong, Universals
2.Tarski, "The semantic conception of truth"
3.Putnam, "The Meaning of 'Meaning'"
4.Prior, "Tink and Tonk"
5.Jackson, "Epiphenomenal Qualia"
6.Singer, "Famine, Affluence and Morality"
7.Taylor
8.Foot
9.Anscombe
10.Edgington, "On Conditionals"
11.Nussbaum
12.Gettier, "Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?"

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