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:
|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"|
|11.||Kripke, Selections from 'Naming and Necessity'|
|12.||Lewis, "Counterfactual Dependence and Time's Arrow"|
|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"|
|10.||Edgington, "On Conditionals"|
|12.||Gettier, "Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?"|
For the future:
- Frege, "On Sense and Reference"
- Russell, "On Denoting"
- Moore, Principia Ethica
- Thompson, "The Statue and the Clay"