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Final Exam

Reading and Assignment Schedule

1/17: First Day of Classes; Listen to Edward Craig, 'What is Philosophy'?

1/19: Plato, Euthyphro; Listen to Peter Adamson, 'In Dialogue: The Life and Works of Plato'

1/24: Plato, Apology ('Socrates' Defense')

1/26: Plato, 'death scene' from Phaedo and Crito

1/31-2/2: Plato, Republic Bk. 1,2 and 4

2/7-2/9: Plato, Republic Bk. 5 (476a-480); Bk. 6 (489a-500; 507d-511); Bk. 7 (514a- 522)

2/14: Exam #1

2/16: No class (Mr. Zavediuk is attending the Central Division APA Meetings in Chicago)

2/21:
Aristotle, excerpts from De Anima, Metaphysics and Categories

2/23: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Bk. 1-3

2/28: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Bk. 4-5

3/1: Aristotle, Nicolmachean Ethics Bk. 6-7

Consciousness

3/6: Paper #1 Due Descartes, 'Interactive Dualism'; Conway, 'Mind and Body as a Continuum'

3/8: Shaffer, 'Consciousness and the Mind-Body Problem'; Churchland, 'A Critique of Dualism'

3/13-3/15: Spring Break (No classes)

3/20: Churchland, 'On Functionalism and Materialism'

3/22: Lycan, A Particularly Compelling Refutation of Eliminative Materialism';

3/27: Chalmers, 'Against Materialism: Can Consciousness be Reductively Explained'?; Nagel, 'What is it Like to be a Bat'?

Free Will, Freedom, and Determinism

3/29: d'Holbach, 'A Defense of Determinism'; Taylor, 'Libertarianism: Defense of Free Will';

4/3: Stace: 'Compatibilism: Free Will is Consistent with Determinism'; Hospers, 'Determinism and Free Will'

4/5: Holy Thursday (No classes)

4/10:
Frankfurt, 'Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person'; Aristotle, 'Voluntary Action and Responsibility'

Freedom and Moral Responsibility

4/12: Strawson, 'The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility'

4/17: Exam #2

4/19: Levin, 'A Compatibilist Defense of Moral Responsibility'

Moral Responsibility and Punishment

4/24: Kant, 'The Right to Punishment'; Glover, 'Utilitarianism and Punishment'

4/26: Menninger, 'The Crime of Punishment'; Lewis, 'Against the Humanitarian Theory

5/1: Rawls, 'Two Concepts of Punishment'

Theories of Knowledge

5/3:
Paper #2 Due Hume, 'Experience and the Limits of Human Reason'


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